Nigerian comedian , Baba Sala is announced dead.
this was confirmed by his son who shared the news of demise on Instagram a while ago
Moses Olaiya, better known by his stage name “Baba Sala”, is a Nigerian comedian, dramatist and actor.
the Osun born was first rumored dead in 2017, but Mr Boisala Adejumo, one of Olaiya’s sons, debunked the report and told newsmen that the veteran actor was alive, “ hale and hearty”
The 82 year old is known as one of the fathers of modern Nigerian comedians, he was known for his spectacular way of singing in all his movies.
Due to his passion for music, Baba Sala started his music career in 1964 as a musician of high life under a brand name of a band known as ‘Federal Rhythm Dandies’.
The band tutored and guided King of Juju music, Prince Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye, popularly known as King Sunny Ade (KSA) where he used to play the ‘Lead Guitar’ role.
Rest in peace Baba Sala
RIP Hero of our time
RIP king of comedy