Following the death of veteran actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe, Nollywood celebrities have expressed sadness over his demise.
Reports emerged on Monday that Baba Suwe died aged 63.
His daughter, Adesola Omidina, who broke the sad news said; "This is to announce the sudden death of my father Mr Babatunde Omiidina. The legend and rare gem “ Babasuwe “ 11/22/21
"Other details will follow shortly! May your soul rest in perfect peace Dad."
Reacting to his sudden demise, Veteran actor, Adebayo Salami, popularly known as “Oga Bello” said his demise has left a 'huge vacuum' in the movie industry.
"We thank God for everything.
"Baba Suwe is someone we have been looking forward to that one day, he will get well, but almighty Allah has taken His decision. There is nothing we can do about it.
"We can only pray that his soul rest in perfect peace and may almighty Allah forgive his shortcomings and stand by his relations to bear the huge loss.
"Unfortunately, his demise left huge vacuum in the Nigerian comedy industry. His fans started missing him a long time ago, when he became ill.
"He is a talented person. A clown. Whatever he does or says appeared funny. His colleagues, too, will miss him greatly,” he said.
Toyin Abraham's husband and actor, Kolawole Ajeyemi said; "Rest on Legend. Sad!
Yomi Fabiyi said; "The king of comedy, you are a star, rest in peace.
Actor Saheed Balogun said "Goodnight Babatunde Omidina, rest in glory.
Mr Latin said; "It’s the will of God.. we tried our very best but we lost him.
Jide Kosoko said; "TUNDE GOOD NITE...REST IN PEACE.
Mercy Aigbe said; "We lost a Gem! Rest In Peace sir Babatunde Omidina (BaBa Suwe)
Salami Rotimi said; "R I P Lengend😢
Femi Adebayo said; "We lost a gem!...Rest in peace Baba Suwe...Never to be forgotten".
Omidina was born on Aug. 22, 1958, at Inabere St., Lagos Island, where he grew up, but hails from Ikorodu Local Government Area of Lagos State.
He began his acting career in 1971 but came into limelight after he featured in a movie titled “Omolasan”, a film produced by Obalende.