Baba Suwe: Controversy Over Actor’s Burial As Islamic Clerics Disagree With Family in Video

Nollywood actor Baba Suwe is finally being laid to rest at his residence in the Ikorodu area of Lagos state

However, live coverage from the event sparked reactions on social media as Islamic clerics and the family members seemed to be in disagreement

The video sighted online captured a crowd of onlookers who watched the drama between the parties unfold

Funeral arrangements have already kicked off for Nigerian veteran actor Babatunde Omidina popularly known by many as Baba Suwe.

A live recording from the venue of the late actor’s Ikorodu residence was shared on the official Facebook page of The Nation, and it was reported that there was controversy.

Baba Suwe: Drama over actor's burial as Islamic clerics disagree with family in video

Apparently, the late actor’s family members and some Islamic clerics present at the ceremony seemed to have come to some disagreement over how he should be buried.

The 15-seconds clip spotted on Facebook captured a crowd of onlookers who were gathered at the scene as the drama unfolded.

Watch the clip below:


One Facebook user who reacted to the recording noted that the actor should be buried according to the teachings of his religion before death.

He wrote:

“Allow him to be buried in accordance with the teaching of the religion he embraced and practiced b4 he dies.”

Another individual wrote:

“Family tradition supercedes any embraced religion.The clerics should persuade the family,they can’t do it by force.”


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