Mr Yemi,The son of iconic comedian and filmmaker Moses Olaiya popularly known as Baba Sala told newsmen that the reports of his fathers death death are false.
According to reports comedian and filmmaker Baba Sala is alive and kicking.
Mr Yemi said :
“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.”
Moses Olaiya, better known by his stage name “Baba Sala”, is a Nigerian comedian, dramatist and actor born in 1936
he is regarded as the father of modern Nigerian comedy, alongside other dramatists like Hubert Ogunde, Kola Ogunmola, Oyin Adejobi and Duro Ladipo popularized theatre and television acting in Nigeria