The family of the late foremost comedian, Moses Olaiya Adejumo (Baba Sala), has announced Dec. 6 and 7 as dates for the burial ceremony of the icon, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
His son, a Performing Officer at the National Troupe of Nigeria, Emmanuel Adejumo popularly called “Boisala’’ told NAN that the family had decided on the date for the burial.
NAN reports that the late Adejumo, a Member of the Order of the Niger (MON), comedian, dramatist and actor died on Oct. 7 at 81 in Ilesa, Osun State.
His body has since been deposited at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex Annex, (Wesley Guild Hospital) in Ilesa.
However, more prominent Nigerians have continued to pay tributes to the home of the veteran entertainer, Moses Olaiya Adejuwon, popularly known as Baba Sala who died last Sunday.
Outgoing Osun State governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola and a delegation from former President Olusegun Obasanjo, as well as other dignitaries, paid condolence visits to the country home, Ilesa of Baba Sala last Thursday, R learnt.
Also in the list of entertainment figures that have paid condolence visits to the comedy legend home are musical icons, Evangelist Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi and King Sunny Ade among several others