Veteran comic actor, Moses Olaiya Adejumo, Popularly known as Baba Sala, is dead.
According to reports, the iconic dramatist died on Sunday at his house in Ilesa, Osun state, southwest Nigeria at aged 82.
Baba Sala’s death was made known by Isaac Haastrup, his media aide, according to Tribune newspaper.
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 veteran comedian’s remains have been deposited at the morgue in Wesley Guild Hospital, Ilesa.
Before he passed on, the comedy great recently solicited financial assistance from the public after suffering a reported stroke.
In the past few months, Baba Sala has been rumoured dead a number of times.