Nollywood ace, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as, Baba Suwe, is dead.
His death was made public on Monday, by his son, Adesola Morenikeji Omidina on his Instagram page.
Omidina has been battling with serious illness for the past two years.
Omidina who began acting in 1971, 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 accused 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.
*Additional report from wikipedia