Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has donated the sum of N1million for the treatment of ailing actor Baba Suwe who is currently battling chronic diabetes.
Since the news of his illness broke few days ago, the actor has received tremendous support from his colleagues and well wishers. According to actor Yomi Fabiyi, millions have been raised so far.
Part of those who have contributed for Baba Suwe’s treatment is VP Yemi Osinbajo who made his donation through the Office of the Youth Organising Secretary, APC Lagos, Aregbe Idris.
While making the donation, Osinbajo offered a prayer for the speedy recovery of the actor and also urged more Nigerians to support him.
“God is to us a God of deliverance; and death has no power over your life. I am positive that his healing hands will restore your health and cast out every form of infirmity in your body,” Osinbajo said.
Babatunde Omidina (born August 22, 1958) is a Nigerian actor and comedian popularly known as Baba Suwe.
He was born on August, 1958 in Inabere Street in Lagos Island where he grew up but hails from Ikorodu local government area of Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria. He had his primary education at Jamaitul Islamial Primary School in Lagos and Children Boarding School, Osogbo before he proceeded to Adekanbi Commercial High School in Mile 12, Lagos state but obtained the West African School Certificate from Ifeoluwa Grammar School in Osogbo, the capital of Osun State, southwestern Nigeria .
He began acting in 1972 but 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 alleged 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 of law.His solicitor was the late Bamidele Aturu, a Nigerian lawyer and human right activist.
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