Legendary Nigerian comedian, Moses Olaiya Adejumo known as Baba Sala is dead at age 82.
He passed away in his Ilesa hometown, Osun State on Sunday 7th of October.
Baba Sala remains has been deposited at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex Annex, (Wesley Guild Hospital), Ilesa.
Emmanuel Adejumo, the comedian’s son confirmed the death in a Facebook post on Monday morning.
“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,” the younger Adejumo wrote.
Isaac Hastrup, media aide to the deceased, on Monday confirmed the death of the 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.”
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