Veteran Nigerian comic actor, Babatunde Omidina fondly referred to as Baba Suwe is dead.
He was reported dead on Monday morning a few weeks after he celebrated his birthday.
His son, Adesola Omidina announced his death on Social media.
He had battled ill health in the last few years following his release from detention by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency due to suspicion of being a drug courier.
Born on August 22, 1958, he was married to comedienne Omoladun Omidina, who died in September 2009.
Baba Suwe dominated the Yoruba movie industry for decades, featured in several movies and bagged many awards.
He lost his wife, Mosurat Omidina, popularly known as Moladun Kenkelewu a few years ago62