Following reports about veteran comedian and filmmaker Moses Olaiya a.k.a Baba Sala passing on, TheNewsGuru reports that the iconic comedian is not dead
Debunking his rumoured death, his son Yemi revealed that the reports of the 82 year old’s death is simply false.
According to him:” It’s not true. I still spoke to him this morning. This man you’re talking about is my biological father and it’s painful that this kind of thing goes on every time. At least Nigerian journalists should reach out to the family before publishing such stories. Baba Sala is fine and I, his son still spoke to him today” he said.
Moses Olaiya is a Nigerian comedian, dramatist and actor.Baba Sala regarded as the father of modern Nigerian comedy alongside other dramatists like Hubert Ogunde, Kola Ogunmola, Oyin Adejobi and Duro Ladipo, popularized theater and television acting in Nigeria.