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Celebrities react to death of comedian and actor

Some celebrities have poured eulogies on the late Moses Adejumo popularly known as Baba Sala.

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Among those who have reacted to the death of the famous comedian is Gbenga Adeyinka the 1st and music icon, King Sunny Ade.

King Sunny Ade took to his Instagram page on Monday, October 8, 2018, where he posted a photo of the late comedy icon and had some really emotional words to say about him.

"RIP Baba Sala you are truly a Legend & Thespian we all going to miss, I felt so sad when I heard the demise of the great comedian   ," he wrote.

For Gbenga Adeyinka the 1st, who also posted a photo of the late comedian on his Instagram page on Monday, October 8, 2018, revealed that Baba Sala was his mentor.

The news of Baba Sala's death came as a surprise to many. The veteran comedian and actor passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2018.

Baba Sala dies at 83

Baba Sala has been announced dead at the age of 83 years old. The veteran actor, singer, and comedian was born Moses Adejumo but widely referred to as Baba Sala - a character he once played in one of his many productions.

Baba Sala died in his Ilesa hometown in Osun State on Sunday evening, October 7, 2018.  One of Baba Sala's sons, Emmanuel Adejumo confirmed his death. Emmanuel confirmed the death of his dad in a Facebook post in the early hours of Monday, October 8, 2018.

“My Daddy is gone. Finally gone home to glory. King of Comedy finally say bye-bye to this world. I will miss you so much Daddy. I love you so much but God love you more. Good night my mentor, father, teacher, gist partner. My daddy is gone,” the younger Adejumo wrote.

In 2015, Baba Sala turned 80 and after his birthday celebration, he was admitted into the University College Hospital in Ibadan as his health deteriorated.

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