- 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.
Legit.ng 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.
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:
"Allahu Akbar, may Almighty Allah forgive his sins and grant him Aljanat fridaous."
"Islam is too simple and beautiful. May his soul continue to Rest In Peace."
"This is where everything end in life ! May his soul Rest In Peace."
"Unto dust shall we return Rest in peace legend."
"Rip baba suwe and thanks for making my childhood fun."
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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
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.