Social media has been agog since news broke out that Nollywood actor, Baba Ijesha, has been arrested for defiling a minor. Since the news broke out, there has been daily update on the case as more and more celebrities are calling for his incarceration.
Baba Ijesha was arrested by the Lagos State Police after Comedian Princess reported him for defiling her 14years old foster daughter. According to Princess, the actor has been molesting her foster daughter since she was seven which has led to her slow learning and change in behaviour. The Lagos State Police said they were likely to release him on Friday, April 30 on bail terms due to the ongoing judicial strike but the backlash and outcry from Nigerians made them retrace their decision.
A CCTV footage of the incidece which was obtained by Punch was released online. The video showed the actor caressing,fondling and touching his victim’s body. This video has sparked media outrage has many mothers are calling for justice to be served on the pedophile.
In a turn of events, another Nigeria has called out the actor for defiling an eight year old girl in Mafoluku area of Oshodi, Lagos State.
The man who is identified as @Heryinksbaby on Instagram, claimed that the embattled actor was caught for the same crime during his times in Oshodi.The actor who once Iived in Akakun area of Mafoluku, Oshodi was caught defiling an 8 years old girl before relocating to his bew reaidence.He also stated that the actor can never turn a new leave as he compared him to an animal.
The man revealed this as he commented on actress, Iyabo Ojo’s post. The man urged the actress to not keep mute and keep fighting for justice to be served.
“@iyaboojofespris please let her get justice… I am forced to speak out this same thing that happened years ago with Baba Ijesha in Mafoluku, Oshodi at his formal street named Akakun….he was also caught sleeping with a little girl at the age of 8 then before he relocated from Mafoluku…he can never change… Human_like_animal”.
Iyabo Ojo, has been very vocal since the incident occurred and has berated anyone who speaks against the crime. The actress had shared the video of him begging for mercy after he was caught as a proof and evidence for those who were doubting the story. She has blasted fellow colleagues, Bukky Black and Yomi fabiyi who were in disbelieve of the story.
No wonder why many Nigerians are urging her to continue to use her influence to ensure justice is served to the minor teen and her family.