Veteran comedian Baba Sala is dead




Moses Olaiya Adejumo, a veteran comic actor better known as Baba Sala, has died.

The iconic dramatist died on Sunday at his house in Ilesa, Osun state.

According to Tribune, Baba Sala’s death was made known by Isaac Haastrup, his media aide.

PUNCH quoted Haastrup as saying Sala 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,” he said.

The comedian’s remains have been deposited at the morgue in Wesley Guild Hospital, Ilesa.

Baba Sala, 82, recently solicited financial assistance from the public after suffering a reported stroke.

In the past few months, the comedy great has been rumoured dead a number of times.


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