The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has mourned popular Nigerian comic actor, Babatunde Omidina, who passed away on Monday.
Gbajabiamila said Omidina, popularly known by his stage name as Baba Suwe, was one thespian that entertained Nigerians and brought joy to many Nigerian homes through his comical talent.
The Speaker implored his children and family to find solace in how Baba Suwe used his God-given talent to influence the lives of others positively, saying he left behind a vacuum too difficult to fill.
Gbajabiamila, according to a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the Speaker on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, titled ‘Gbajabiamila mourns Baba Suwe,’ sent his condolences to the Omidina family, good people of Ikorodu, Lagos, the Nigerian film industry and Nigerians, especially the many fans of Baba Suwe.
He equally prayed for the repose of his soul.