Nigerians all over the world have been celebrating the life and times of legendary entertainer, Moses Olaiya Adejumo, popularly called ‘Baba Sala’, who died on Sunday, October 7, 2018.
For the 82-year-old consummate actor, comedian and singer whose life had been greeted by rumours of death several times, his children are glad that, although Baba was old and sick, he passed peacefully in his sleep.
His son, Emmanuel Adejumo who broke the news on Facebook noted: “…he did not die of any sickness. It was just the time for him to go and be with the Lord,” he said, adding that “he (Baba Sala) ate around 6pm and rested for a while before he entered into his room to lie down on the bed.”
A feeling of nostalgic celebrations rent the air as fans poured encomiums on the actor, on the social media, early Monday, reliving fond memories of the heydays of the thespian.
It was like a competition on who could best recall lines from the comic dramas of the veteran actor, whose slapstick trademark included a humungous lens-free eye-glass frame, outsized metal neck tie, clock-size wrist watch and tobacco smoking pipe. Read more