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British Actor Damson Idris Says Baba Suwe Taught Him Comedy In Touching Tribute

British-Nigerian actor, Damson Idris says late veteran Nigerian actor, Baba Suwe was the first man who taught him comedy.

British Actor Damson Idris Says Baba Suwe Taught Him Comedy In Touching Tribute
Photo of Damson Idris and Baba Suwe

Damson said this on his Twitter page while paying tribute to the late Nigerian comic legend.

His tweet read: “ Rest in Peace Baba Suwe. A Nigerian icon and the man who first taught me about comedy. God bless.”

British Actor Damson Idris Says Baba Suwe Taught Him Comedy In Touching Tribute
Damson Idris tribute to Baba Suwe

The actor passed away on Monday, November 22, after battling a sickness that left him crippled.

News of his death was confirmed by the Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria, Bolaji Amusan also known as Mr Latin.

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Babatunde Omidina aka Baba Suwe was born in 1958 and began acting in 1971. He shot into the limelight after he was featured in a movie titled “Omolasan”.

He became more popular after he featured in “Iru Esin”, produced by Olaiya Igwe in 1997 and thereafter starred in many other films.

Meanwhile, his son, Adesola Omidina has publicly apologised to the members of the Theatre Arts And Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria; (TAMPAN), actors and Nigerians over his comments after his father’s death.

Adesola had in a viral video accused TAMPAN and colleagues of abandoning his father while he was sick.

However, he retracted his comment insisting that TAMPAN did not abandon his father.

 

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Charis Ebiaghian

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