The management of University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan said yesterday that ace comedian Moses Olaiya (aka Baba Sala) “is responding to treatment and getting better” after he was rushed to its emergency unit on Monday night.
UCH spokesman Mr. Deji Bobade said Baba Sala has passed the critical stage and “ate lunch this afternoon in a healthy manner”.
He said the ace comedian was brought into the hospital’s emergency unit with a serious condition, “but he has since being responding to treatment”.
“Our doctors, nurses and other healthcare delivery people promptly attended to him and others who were at the emergency ward as usual.
“Now, he is in a private section, where he is not to be disturbed. He is doing fine. He is stable. I was with him this afternoon,” Bobade said.
He added that the comedian “is suffering from ailment relating to old age” and would be discharge soonest.
Baba Sala recently celebrated his 80th birthday quietly in Ilesha, Osun State.
His family members, friends and fans yesterday trooped to the hospital to see him.