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Atiku, Nigerians mourn death of comic legend, Baba Suwe

by OtownGist

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has mourned the death of Nigerian Comic legend, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe.

The legendary actor passed away on Monday after a long battle with an illness.


Baba Suwe was born on August 22, 1958 and was married to comedienne Omoladun Omidina, who died in September 2009.

He dominated the Yoruba movie industry for decades, featured in several movies and bagged many awards.

Atiku mourning the actor thanked him for bringing joy into most Nigerian homes.

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His tweet read: “ Babatunde Omidina, aka Baba Suwe, thank you so very much for bringing so much happiness and joy into our homes. May your soul rest in peace.”


Other Nigerians have taken to social media expressing sadness over Baba Suwe’s death.

Here are some comments gathered by DAILY POST


@MrMacaroni “ Baba Suwe! Legend Forever! May Your soul rest in perfect peace.”

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@Arole “ Rest in Peace Baba Suwe. I am excited we were able to celebrate you while you were alive.

@Omoin “ RIP babasuwe, So many people know how much I love Nollywood – a huge part of my childhood and he was one of the first actors I ever watched within Nigerian cinema.”

@FaruqBashar “ I Can’t think of many people that made acting look so real, RIP Baba Suwe.”

@AgbaAkin “ Oh, death strikes again. Rip Baba Suwe, thank you for being part of our childhood and putting a smile on our faces effortlessly with your comical talent. You’ll always be remembered.”

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@Dray “ Baba Suwe movies were therapeutic in the sense that if you was sad, you end up laughing and forgetting whatever you passing through at that moment. He lives on.”

@ChiefNomso “RIP Babasuwe one of the Greatest Comic Actors of all time, the Childhood Memories you gave us will not be forgotten.”

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