Baba Suwe

Actor, Person

1958 –

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Who is Baba Suwe?

Baba Suwe is a Yoruba actor in Nollywood, known for his comedy roles in Yoruba movies. Alhaji King Babatunde Ayinla Nurudeen Olasunkanmi Omidina, aka Baba Suwe. He was married to an actress Late Monsurat Omidina, a.k.a. Omoladun Kenkelewu. He is fluent in English and Yoruba

The 53-year-old Omidina who lost his wife Monsura, on September 3, 2009 was born on August 22, 1958. Little is known about his education but he began plying his comic trade late in the 1980s and has succeeded in establishing himself as one of the leading Yoruba comedians, for this he has won many laurels.

In January 2005, he received an award from the African Artists and Entertainers Afro-Hollywood Award in New York; it is like the African Grammy.

He was arrested on October 12, 2011 on suspicion of cocaine trafficking in a case that drew a lot of media attention worldwide. He was however released after 25 days in detention as a court ordered Nigeria's narcotic agency to release him after nothing suspicious was found in him.

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Born
Aug 22, 1958
Ethnicity
  • Yoruba people
Nationality
  • Nigeria
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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