Nigeria Veteran Actor and Comedian Baba Sala whose real name is Moses Olaiya Adejumo is dead.
Baba Sala died in Ilesa on Sunday evening and his body has been deposited at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex Annex, (Wesley Guild Hospital) in Ilesa.
According to family sources, the actor 82, died around 10pm on Sunday October 7, 2018, in his home in Ilesa, Osun State.
His media assistant, Mr Isaac Hastrup, confirmed the death of the ace comedian to Punch.
Hastrup said, “Baba has died. He died some minutes to 10pm on Sunday night. His remains had been taken to the morgue. He died of old-age related sickness.
“He came to church two Sundays ago and he was the one that said the benediction. Baba has gone to be with the Lord and he will be missed by many people including his fans.”
His son, Adejumo Boisala Emmanuel also wrote, ‘my Daddy is gone. Finally gone home to glory. King of Comedy finally say bye-bye to this world. I will miss you so much Daddy. I love you so much but God love you more. Good night my mentor, father, teacher, gist partner. My daddy is gone’.
His daughter, Oyindamola Adejumo Ayibiowu confirmed his death this morning on Facebook saying,’goodnight, my great dad, Moses Olaiya Adejumo (Baba Sala). I’m proud to be your daughter, your legacy lives on!’.