A Mega Tribute Concert has been announced to aggrandise the lifetime and achievements of the late ace comedian, Baba Sala, on the 29th November 2018, in Lagos.
This was made known to TribuneOnline in a statement issued by the Daughter of the late comedian, Oyindamola Adejumo.
The Mega Tribute Concert will be hosted by Baba Sala’s Daughter and Gbenga Adeyinka as Co-host and King Sunny Ade as Chief Host.
The Chairman of the event will be The current Minister of Information and Communication, Alh. Lai Mohammed, while His Excellency, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and His Amiable wife will the Guests Of Honour.
The event will have several artists and actors present as well as the captains of industries.
Moses Olaiya Adejumo popularly known as Baba Sala is the pioneer of the Nigerian comedy film industry who brought happiness into many homes.
Baba Sala was a movie writer, actor, musician and producer.
In 1964 he was the head of a group known as Federal Rhythm Dandies. The band was the toast of Nigerian elites
The comedian discovered, tutored and mentored the lead guitarist who would later become known as King Sunny Ade.
By 1969, Moses Olaiya had become a full-time professional theatre comedian after he disbanded his Moses Olaiya Concert Party.
His martyrdom at 81 on Sunday, August 8, 2018, signalled the end of a significant chapter in the history of the Nigerian film industry