Nigerian comedian, dramatist and actor, Moses Olaiya, better known by his stage name “Baba Sala” is dead.
He died in Ilesa on Sunday evening and his body has been placed 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 foremost comedian to Punch’s correspondent on Monday morning.
“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.”