Baba Suwe, the popular Yoruba actor was yesterday night arrested by men of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for being in possession substance suspected to be hard drugs.
Gistmaster gathered that the veteran comedian was on his way to France, where he was billed to attend the naming ceremony of an Air France staff. Baba Suwe allegedly concealed the cocaine in his stomach but it was detected by the scanning machine at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport.
Before now, the actor has denied his involvement in the illicit trade of hard dugs trafficking.
Nigerian actors who have been arrested for drug trafficking in the past include Uche Odoputa, Taiwo Asanat Akinwade popularly known as Yetunde Wunmi.Another popular Yoruba actor was said to have almost lost his life when the drugs he was carrying in his stomach bursted. Till date the actor look like a shadow of his former self.
Born in Lagos in 1958,Baba Suwe started his acting career more than 30 years ago. He lost his wife, Moladun kekelewu in 2009.