Nollywood comic actor, Babatunde Omidina a.k.a Baba Suwe broke is sad over the death of his lawyer, Bamidele Aturu as he reportedly broke down in tears on hearing the news.
L-R: Bamidele Aturu Baba Suwe
Apparently Baba Suwe who was on the location of a movie set in Ibadan when the news broke out was uncontrollable, according to Movie Moments.
It was gathered that the actor returned to Lagos on Thursday, July 10, 2014 after completing his scenes in the movie to commiserate and pay his condolence to the family of the late Aturu.
The human rights lawyer and activist, Bamidele Aturu died on Wednesday, July 9 in a Lagos hospital after battling an undisclosed illness.
It would be recalled in October 2011, Baba Suwe was arrested by the NDLEA at the Muritala Mohammed International Airport, on his way to Paris, France after testing positive to drug ingestion
Bamidele Aturu was Baba Suwe’s counsel who helped the actor drag the NDLEA to court, suing for N100m damages for the unlawful detention which led to public humiliation.
Aturu was well known for picking up and fighting for human rights causes. He was a founding member of Democratic Alternative, a political group committed to pursuing deep-rooted democratic principles.
He reportedly turned down his nomination as a member of the on-going national confab, explaining that the conference was designed to achieve nothing.
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