ADEJUMO, Moses Olaiya

Born September 22, 1936
Gender: Male
Name of Spouse
Father's Name
Mother's Name

Dele, Biodun, Bayo, Oluranti

Profession Actor , Comedian
Working Experience

Chairman/ Managing Director, Alawada Group International,

Assoc, of Nig. Theatre Practitioners

School of Drama, CCS, Lagos, 1966-67.

Member of the Order of the Niger.

Alawada Comedy Series, 1966- 81, Orun Mooru, Aare Agbaye, Mosebolatan.

Music, sports, evangelism

7, Saka Street, Mushin, Lagos;

He is better known by his stage name “Baba Sala”, and is a Nigerian comedian, dramatist and actor.He is regarded as the father of modern Nigerian comedy, alongside other dramatists like Hubert Ogunde, Kola Ogunmola, Oyin Adejobi and Duro Ladipo popularized theater and television acting in Nigeria. He is a prolific filmmaker. Significantly, Baba Sala started his career in show business as a Highlife musician, fronting in 1964 a group known as the Federal Rhythm Dandies where he tutored and guided the jùjú music maestro King Sunny Adé who was his lead guitar player.

(01) 522473.
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