The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday expressed sadness over the death of comic actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe.
The talented actor died at age 63 on Monday after a long battle with an illness.
Sanwo-Olu in a statement released on Tuesday said the death of Baba Suwe has left a huge vacuum in the industry which will take a long time to fill.
The Lagos State Governor further stated that the late comic actor during his career put smiles on the faces of many people through his comic roles in different movies and television drama series.
He added that no one wants their loved one to die but we must always take solace in God, especially if the deceased had lived a fulfilled life.
Sanwo-Olu wrote, “No doubt the death of a loved one is usually painful because it is irreparable but we must always take solace in God, especially if the deceased had lived a fulfilled life, just like the late Babatunde Omidina, who was a celebrated actor during his lifetime.
“Baba Suwe’s death has left a vacuum that would take some time to be filled in the entertainment industry.”
He prayed that God will grant the veteran actor eternal rest and give his relatives, associates and fans the fortitude to bear the loss.