Baba Ijesha arrives court as hearing continues


The sexual assault lawsuit filed against Yoruba actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, aka Baba Ijesha has resumed at the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja.

The embattled actor who was accused of defiling a 14-year-old girl arrived at the court around 9:30 am.

On Monday, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo adjourned the matter after the counsel for comedienne, Adekola Adekanya, also known as Princess, played primary evidence against the embattled actor.

The actor, who is being tried over charges bordering on rape, sexual assault and abuse of a minor, was granted bail on the ground it was his fundamental human rights.

Baba Ijesha was charged on six counts of sexual assault by penetration, indecent treatment of a child, and sexual assault, which contravene sections 259, 135, and 261 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2011, as well as 135, 263, and 262 Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015.