Baba Suwe’s Corpse Lowered Into the Ground As Crowd Storm Funeral Proceeding, Nollywood Celebs Sighted

Baba Suwe’s Corpse Lowered Into the Ground As Crowd Storm Funeral Proceeding, Nollywood Celebs Sighted

  • Veteran entertainer Baba Suwe has finally been laid to rest at his residence in the Ikorodu area of Lagos
  • Videos spotted online captured the moment the deceased actor’s corpse was lowered into the ground as onlookers stood to watch
  • Nollywood stars Madam Saje, Yinka Quadri, Femi Adebayo among others were also present to say the final goodbye to their colleague

Veteran Nigerian actor Babatunde Omidina popularly known by many as Baba Suwe has finally been laid to rest on Thursday, November 25, at his Ikorodu residence in Lagos state. had earlier reported that there was mild drama at the venue after the actor’s family members and some Islamic clerics came to a disagreement as to how the actor should be buried.

Baba Suwe laid to rest.
Baba Suwe has been finally buried. Photo: @babasuwetv/@goldmynetv
Source: Instagram

A live recording shared by The Nation captured onlookers at the venue as they awaited the decision of his family members.

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However, recent videos spotted online show that the actor was eventually laid to rest according to Islamic burial rites.

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One video showed the moment Baba Suwe’s corpse was lowered into the ground. See below:

Fans pray for the late actor

Social media users who couldn't attend the funeral proceedings prayed for the actor to rest in peace.

Read comments below:

fasfadjewellery_clothing said:

"Allahu Akbar, may Almighty Allah forgive his sins and grant him Aljanat fridaous."

princeoflagos said:

"Islam is too simple and beautiful. May his soul continue to Rest In Peace."

walenchy1 said:

"This is where everything end in life ! May his soul Rest In Peace."

naijanabroadmums said:

"Unto dust shall we return Rest in peace legend."

switpumpkin2007 said:

"Rip baba suwe and thanks for making my childhood fun."

suleehat___ said:

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"Muslim burial will humble You only white and his deed.... Lobatan."

Nollywood stars show up for late Baba Suwe's funeral

Popular film stars Yinka Quadri, Madam Saje, Adebayo Salami among others were also present at the funeral ceremony to bid their colleague a final goodbye.

More videos are below:

He died in my hands, Baba Suwe's ex-wife Suwe reported that an ex-wife of the late Nollywood actor came out to recount Baba Suwe’s last hours and how he gave up the ghost in her hands.

The woman identified as Suwe broke down in tears while speaking with journalists at the family’s residence in Lagos. Suwe explained how she had been called upon to check on Baba Suwe just moments before he took his last breath.

The heartbroken woman also pointed out that his mother is still alive as she prayed to God to grant their family members the strength to bear the painful loss.


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