Breaking: Baba Ijesha Granted Bail


Popular Nollywood comic actor, Olanrewaju James Omiyinka popularly called Baba Ijesha, has been granted bail.

The actor, accused of sexual molestation of a minor is pronounced for bail by a magistrate from the Ministry of Justice.

According to reports from Foundation for Investigative Journalism (FIJ), the movie star was released on the afternoon of Monday, April 17, 2021, on health grounds.

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Comrade Aghedo, an activist working closely to ensure the actor’s prosecution follows due process said they are currently working effortlessly to ensure the conditions are met as quickly as possible in order to secure his release.

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It was also reported that the case has been transferred to the Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) to the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for legal advice.

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The conditions include a blood relation to stand as surety, a level 10 officer, and the sum of N500,000. The team is currently still working assiduously to get the conditions fulfilled ASAP.


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