Veteran Nollywood actor, Babalegba is dead
Late Baba Sala’s son, Adejumo Boisala Emmanuel took to Facebook to announce the demise of popular veteran Nollywood actor, Babalegba. The aged actor who has been sick for a while, finally gave up the ghost in the early hours of today, 7th of September at his abode in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Adejumo wrote “Alhaji Yekini Omobolanle popularly known as Babalegba died in the early hours of today (midnight precisely)… He joined Alawada Theatre Group in 1974 and was playing comic roles along with Baba Sala, sometimes he played Babalawo, Police officer but most time one comic role to another. He is a friend of the family and supporter of my Daddy till his death. He used to be called Sunday Omobolanle then before he went to Mecca and he turned muslim.. Personally, he contributed a lot to my success too.”