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BABA SALA, the Grandfather of Nigeria Comedy kicks the bucket at age 88

Chief Moses Adeyemo (MON) arguably the grandfather of Nigerian comedy, a phenomenal dramatist and accomplished actor popularly known as BABA SALA has passed on.

His son Emmanuel Boisala Adejumo broke the news of Baba Sala’s passage on Facebook.

Born in 1936, Baba Sala, a Yoruba from Ijesha, popularized theater and television acting in Nigeria alongside other dramatists like Hubert Ogunde, Kola Ogunmola, Oyin Adejobi and Duro Ladipo.

He started his career in entertainment as a Highlife musician. As at 1964, he was leading a group known as the Federal Rhythm Dandies where he tutored and guided the jùjú music maestro King Sunny Adé who was his lead guitar player.

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