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Veteran Actor, Baba No Regret Is Dead

Veteran actor Ola Omonitan, popularly known as Baba No Regret or Ajimajasan, is dead.

Veteran actor Ola Omonitan, popularly known as Baba No Regret or Ajimajasan, is dead.

The actor, who dominated the stage at the same time with the late comic actor, Moses Adejumo, popularly called Baba Sala, died at his home in Ibadan after a protracted illness.

The Punch learnt the comedian had been admitted at the University College Hospital, Ibadan for age-related ailment a few weeks ago but was discharged on Monday.

Deji Bobade, the Public Relations Officer at the UCH, said that the family brought him to the hospital early on Thursday but the doctor who attended to him confirmed that he was dead.

The late comedian was a regular feature at the then NTV Ibadan comedy show series several decades ago competing for fame and popularity with Baba Sala.

Among popular comedians who worked with Ajimajasan theatre group are Ayo Ogunshina, popularly called Papalolo, and Kayode Olaiya, whose stage name is Aderupoko.

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