Babatunde Omidina (born August 22, 1958) is a Nigerian actor and comedian popularly known as Baba Suwe is very sick and requires urgent medical attention abroad.
He has been battling ill health silently for some years now, but he can’t continue doing so because of the financial implication.
He needs you and I now, more than ever.
Let’s show love to this great thespian who gave so much joy and humour to us all
To drop your widow’s mite, kindly pay into
Babs Omidina Comedy
First Bank 2003537811
He was born on August, 1958 in Inabere Street in Lagos Island where he grew up but hails from Ikorodu local government area of Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria. He had his primary education at Jamaitul Islamial Primary School in Lagos and Children Boarding School, Osogbo before he proceeded to Adekanbi Commercial High School in Mile 12, Lagos state but obtained the West African School Certificate from Ifeoluwa Grammar School in Osogbo, the capital of Osun State, southwestern Nigeria.
He began acting in 1972 but came into limelight after he featured in a movie titled, Omolasan, a film produced by Obalende. He became more popular after he featured in Iru Esin, produced by Olaiya Igwe in 1997. He had featured and produced several Nigerian movies such as Baba Jaiye jaiye, a movie that featured Funke Akindele and Femi Adebayo, the son of the veteran actor Adebayo Salami. In 2011, he was alleged of cocaine trafficking by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, an allegation that was described as false and defamatory by the ruling of the lagos high court of law. His solicitor was the late Bamidele Aturu, a Nigerian lawyer and human right activist.