Monday, February 13, 2017 9:50 am
By Jamiu Yisa
Popular actor, Babatunde Omidina aka Baba Suwe, has revealed that the National Drug Law and Enforcement Agency has refused to pay him a compensation fee of N25 million ordered by a Lagos High Court after his unlawful arrest and detention over allegations of drugs trafficking.
The veteran actor whose career took a nosedive afterwards, added that he is not interested in pursuing further case against the agency.
He laments that during his trying time, people did not call him for movies.
He said his case with the NDLEA would have been seen to its logical conclusion if not for the untimely death of his lawyer, Bamidele Aturu.
According to him,“The NDLEA did not give me any money like the court ruled, and I have forgotten about it. I’m not interested in pursuing any case against them again, as I don’t have money to hire another lawyer.
”Mr. Bamidele Aturu who was pursuing the case for me is dead. He really wanted us to see the case to a logical conclusion because I’m not a cocaine pusher. I was really embarrassed and that incident affected my career and health. During the time, people did not call me for movies. However, I just finished working on my own movie,” he laments