Veteran Nigerian comedian, Moses Olaiya Adejumo (MON) popularly known as Baba Sala is dead. He passed away around 10: 00 pm on Sunday evening at his Ilesa, Osun State home after a brief illness.

Aged 81, Adejumo’s body has been deposited at the morgue of Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex Annex, (Wesley Guild Hospital) in Ilesa.

Confirming Adejumo’s demise, Mr. Isaac Hastrup, his Media Assistant said: “Baba has died. He died some minutes to 10pm on Sunday night. His remains have been taken to the morgue. He died of old-age related sickness.

“He came to church two Sundays ago and he was the one that said the benediction. Baba has gone to be with the Lord and he will be missed by many people including his fans,” Hastrup added.