Baba Sala, veteran Yoruba comedian, buried in Ilesa amid tears
The remains of the late veteran Yoruba comedian, Moses Adejumo, popularly known as Baba Sala, were buried in his Ilesa country home yesterday, amid tears by family members and sympathisers.
The 82-year-old comedian died on October 7, this year, at his private residence in Ilesa after suffering a stroke.
Speaking at the funeral service held for the deceased at the Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Model Parish District Headquarters, Ilesa, Elder Apostle S.O Adeoye enjoined Christians to live a life worthy of emulation.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Adeoye said the late Adejumo lived an exemplary and fulfilled life by serving his God, the church and humanity and urged the congregation to “always lay their treasures in heaven, where they will not be consumed by ants,” adding that the life and times of the late comedian should serve as a worthy example.
Also speaking, the Supreme Head, Cherubim and Seraphim Unification Churches World Wide, Most Elder Apostle Solomon Alao, said the deceased was not a member of any cult group while alive.
“Adejumo came, saw and his life was meaningful for he impacted joy and happiness on many lives.
“His talents, plays, script and performance shaped many lives; Adejumo would forever remain in the people’s heart,” he said.