Ailing comic actor, Babatunde Omidina a.k.a Baba Suwe heaved a sigh of relief during the week as he got a life line of N1million naira from the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo.
In a new development, the veteran actor has been admitted at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Qed.ng reports
He was taken to the hospital in Idi Araba, Lagos State on Friday. Baba Suwe was taken to the hospital by the Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) with the assistance of the Federal Ministry of Health.
According to reports, the Minister of health, Prof Isaac Adewole, instructed that the actor be given “first class medical attention and treatment” following pleas by TAMPAN president, Bolaji Amusan.
TheNewsGuru, TNG recalls that Baba Suwe recently lamented on a radio interview, stating that he needs the urgent help of Nigerians to survive.
“I am yet to get my N25m compensation and yet to hear from anyone from the government. My Yoruba people are aware and they are supposed to come to my rescue, both the old and young knows Baba Suwe. I need everyone and the government to help me. I need everyone’s help, I am not lying, I need help, I cannot die this way”, he said on the radio show.