The Nigerian comedian, Baba Sala died at the age of 81.
Baba Sala was first rumoured dead in 2017, but Mr Boisala Adejumo, one of Olaiya’s sons, debunked the report and told newsmen that the veteran actor was alive, “ hale and hearty.’’
Popular Nigerian comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka, also apologised to Nigerians for posting a false claim that veteran comedian, Moses Adejumo, popularly known as Baba Sala, was dead. Mr. Adeyinka issued the apology via his Instagram page where he had earlier made the false claim. He wrote;
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Share this post with your Friends on Good evening please DISREGARD the news of Baba Sala’s demise. The source has since recanted. So sorry for the misinformation.
“Feeling very stupid that I just took his word for it. Sorry again”