One of the children of late Moses Adejumo, aka Baba Sala, Emmanuel, has said that the foremost comedian died in his sleep on Sunday night after taking his last supper.
Emmanuel told our correspondent that his father ate his last meal at around 6:pm and took a rest for a while before he went to bed but he died in his sleep.
He stated that Baba Sala’s youngest wife, Funmilayo, went to his room to tell him something when she discovered that Baba Sala had died.
He said, “Baba died last night. He died at 81. I was not there but his wife called the eldest son of the family immediately it happened and that one called me and narrated everything to me. His body had been taken to the mortuary. We will need to hold a meeting before we can fix anytime for his burial. Some of the children are just hearing about it this morning.
“I will miss so many things about my dad. He was a very lively person. He was always advising us even those who were not his biological children, he advised them equally. He would tell you what to do and guide you.
“Though he was not wealthy, he was rich in the knowledge of God and he had a wealth of experience. He would tell us that his own father did not encourage him to be a comedian, that he didn’t have anybody to advise him when he was growing up but he was always guiding us and praying for us. Read more