Veteran actor and comedian, Baba Sala dies at 81

Veteran Nigerian comedian, Moses Olaiya, popularly known as Baba Sala, is dead.

One of his sons, Emmanuel Adejumo announced his demise in the early hours of Monday.

“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,” Boisala stated on Facebook.

Baba Sala died in his Ilesa hometown in Osun State on Sunday evening, October 7, 2018 as confirmed by Isaac Hastrup, a close aide of the entertainer.

Veteran actor and comedian, Baba Sala dies at 81

“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,” Hastrup said.

Baba Sala’s body is said to have been deposited at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex Annex, (Wesley Guild Hospital), Ilesa.

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