BREAKING: Baba Ijesha Granted Bail
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Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, detained by police for alleged sexual assault has been granted bail. His lawyer, Adesina Ogunlana, confirmed this to The PUNCH on Monday.
He has been granted bail about one hour ago. We are working to perfect the bail. He was granted bail on health grounds. He has not been released. He will be released after his bail conditions have been perfected,” he said.
Among the bail conditions listed by the lawyer for Baba Ijesha’s release are two reliable sureties – one of them must be a level 10 officers, a direct blood relation, and N500,000 bail bond in like sum.
It was gathered Baba Ijesha was granted bail when magistrates went around police stations across the State, hearing cases of some suspects.
Ogunlana had in a letter addressed to the Commissioner of Police seeking Baba Ijesha’s bail on Friday that Baba Ijesha is looking abnormally weak and lean.
A copy of the letter obtained by our correspondent was dated, May 14, 2021, and titled ‘Re: Olanrewaju James Omiyinka application for immediate grant of bail’.