Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of a Lagos Special Offences Court has granted bail in the sum of two million naira and two sureties to Nollywood actor Olarenwaju Omiyinka (alias Baba Ijesha).
The judge ordered that one of the sureties must be a blood relative of the defendant and the other, a lawyer.
The defendant is facing a six-count charge bordering on the indecent treatment of a child, sexual assault, attempted sexual assault by penetration and sexual assault by penetration.
Nigerian Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka alias Baba Ijesha has hired two Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) to represent him during proceedings at an Ikeja Special Offences Court.
He is beefing up his defence in his trial over allegations of child molestation.
The two SANs who announced their appearance before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo during Thursday’s proceedings are; Dada Awosika (SAN) and Babatunde Ogala (SAN).
The senior lawyers announced an appearance with a team of six junior counsel to represent Baba Ijesha in his defence.
The Lagos State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Mrs Olayinka Adeyemi, led the prosecution for the state.
The DPP was accompanied by four state prosecutors.
Comedian Ms Damilola Adekoya alias Princess
was also present in court for proceedings. She arrived at 8.52 am.
Princess accused Baba Ijesha is of sexually molesting her 14-year-old foster daughter.
Nollywood actor, Mr Yomi Fabiyi also made an appearance in the courtroom at 9.49 am.
Proceedings began at 11 01 a.m.