Veteran Nigerian comic actor Baba Sala dies at 81

Veteran Nigerian comic actor Baba Sala dies at 81

- Comic actor Baba Sala dies at 81

- The veteran reportedly died in Ilesa on Sunday, October 7

- It was gathered that his body has been taken to Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital

Baba Sala will always be remembered by lovers of comic. The comic actor, Moses Adejumo, popularly known by his stage name, Baba Sala, has reportedly lost his life at the age of 81.

The foremost comedian was said to have died in Ilesa, Ile-Ife, Osun state, on Sunday, October 7. His death was confirmed by his media assistant, Isaac Hastrup.

According to The Punch, Hastrup had confirmed the tragic news in a phone chat this Monday, October 8. He had revealed that he passed away at 10:00pm on Sunday. The media assistant also revealed that Baba Sala had died of old age related to sickness.

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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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Baba Sala was one of the pioneers of comedy movie in the Nigerian movie industry. His works cut across the borders of the African continent. He would be truly missed.

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