Lai Mohammed, Ambode, Sunny Ade to headline Baba Sala’s concert
A Mega Tribute Concert has been announced to aggrandize the lifetime and achievements of the late ace comedian, Baba Sala, on November 29, 2018, in Lagos.
This was made known to Tribune Online 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 Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, while Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and His wife will be the guests Of honour.
The event will have several artistes and actors present as well as the captains of industries.
ALSO READ: Ode to area fada
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, signaled the end of a significant chapter in the history of the Nigerian film industry.