Veteran comic actor, Babatunde Omidina popularly known as Baba Suwe, died at 63 on Monday.
Baba Suwe’s health battle was made public in 2019 when he was said to be battling an undisclosed sickness.
In 2019, Mr. Latin said TAMPAN had been taking care of the veteran actor’s medical bills since 2017, under the administration of immediate-past President, Dele Odule.
Baba Suwe’s ailment landed him at Lagos University Teaching Hospital in Idi Araba, Lagos and according to Mr. Latin, the development was a result of the approval of the association’s appeal to the Federal Government to foot the medical bill of the veteran.
Mr. Latin said the ailing veteran comedian was promised first-class treatment by the Federal Government at LUTH.
The actor also spent a month in a hospital at Rhodes Island, near New York, in the United States, where he received treatment for complications arising from diabetes and other ailments.
At that time, his benefactors included Rev Esther Ajayi, also known as Iya Adura, of the Love of Christ Generation Church, Cherubim and Seraphim, who donated N10m to the actor, and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who also donated N1m.