Nollywood actor, Olarenwaju James popularly known as ‘Baba Ijesha’ has been making rounds in the news for his alleged rape case against a minor.
The minor who is also reported to be a foster child of Nigerian comedian and actress, Damilola Adekoya popularly known as ‘Princess’, is said to be molested at age 7 and again at age 14 by the actor. This has drawn reactions from different individuals including celebrities.
One of the persons who recently lent her voice to the ongoing case is the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) boss, Abike Dabiri-Erewa.
She reacted to the incident in a tweet stating that the actor should spend nothing less than 14 years in prison for his Crime.
“So despicable! The act by Yoruba actor, Baba Ijesha who defied a girl, at 7 years and later at 14 years!! Who knows how many the paedophile could have damaged if he wasn’t caught. I sponsored the violence against person’s law. The penalty is nothing less than 14 years in prison.
“His plea begging on some video I watched should not be acceptable. We should all do all we can to support the girl’s Foster mother, Princess, to ensure this case goes to court and fully tried , and maximum sentence passed on him.” She stated.