Many Nollywood stars on Thursday, stormed the residence of veteran comic actor Babatunde Omidina aka Baba Suwe.Baba Suwe was laid to rest on Thursday in his Ikorodu residence area of Lagos
He died on Monday after a long battle with an undisclosed illness.
Massive crowd gathered at Baba Suwe’s residence early Thursday to also mourn and bid the comic actor farewell.
The President of the Theater Arts and Motions Pictures Producers Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), Bolaji Amusan; Adebayo Salami, aka “Oga Bello”, Olaniyi Afonja aka Sanyeri, Adekola Tijani aka “Kamilu Kompo” were in attendance.
Other Nollywood stars, including Femi Adebayo, Alhaja Fausat Abeni Balogun aka Madam Saje, Ibironke Ojo-Anthony aka Ronke Oshodi Oke and others were also at the event.Mr. Latin, who described Baba Suwe’s death as painful and sad, disclosed to The Nation how the association had been footing the latter’s health bills since 2017 when he was sick.He berated critics who said the association deserted Baba Suwe when he was battling with illness.Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahamad Olanrewaju Alfulanny, who led other clerics to perform the burial rites, urged everyone who sympathised and commiserated with Baba Suwe’s family to live a holy and calm life.