Contrary to reports about iconic comedian and filmmaker, Moses Olaiya popularly known as Baba Sala having died, it has been revealed that Baba is alive and well.
Veteran comic actor, Baba Sala is not dead after all. This was disclosed by his son, Yemi, after new rumours of his death began to circulate online.
Yemi maintained that the 82-year-old Moses Olaiya is alive.
“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.”
Although Baba Sala has had serious health issues in the past, he pulled through on each occassion and is quietly living the rest of his days in relative good health.
Moses Olaiya is widely regarded as one of Nigeria’s most dynamic entertainers, with a career that spans comedy, drama and music.