Baba Sala, Grandfather of Nigeria’s comedy passes on

Foremost comedian, Pa Moses Adejumo, popularly known as Baba Sala, and regarded as the grandfather of Nigeria’s comedy 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

His media assistant, Mr Isaac Hastrup, confirmed the death of the ace comedian on Monday morning.

Hastrup said, “Baba has died. He died some minutes to 10 pm 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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