Judge Denies Baba Ijesha’s Request For Release While An Appeal Is Underway.

James Olarewaju, otherwise known as Baba Ijesha, an indicted Nollywood entertainer, mentioned bail anticipating claim, yet an Ikeja Exceptional Offenses Court denied it on Wednesday.

The grieved entertainer’s bail application was denied by Equity Oluwatoyin Taiwo because he didn’t satisfy the necessities and unprecedented conditions important to help the delivery.


“The candidate should show unique and outstanding conditions in light of the fact that the term given to him is five years which is to simultaneously run.

“There is no proof that the allure has been placed and there is no sign under the steady gaze of this court that the court won’t treat the case speedily.

“It is in the perspective on this court that the candidate has neglected to show extraordinary conditions to warrant him bail since he is confronting a serious wrongdoing.

“Considering this case, I’m leaned to deny the bail utilization of the candidates forthcoming allure,” Taiwo held.

A bail demand has been made by the upset entertainer to pursue his five-year conviction for physically manhandling a 14-year-old young lady.

A notification for bail forthcoming allure has been submitted as per Segment 6(6) of the 1999 Constitution as revised and Segment 51 of the Great Court Law of Lagos State, organization of law enforcement regulation, as per Baba Ijesha’s lawyer, Mr. Gabriel Olabiran, who educated the court on August 10 regarding this.

Olabiran asserted that the application had conceded bail, either genuinely or dependent upon sensible limitations.

He said that the case was set under the watchful eye of the court on the grounds that the Court of Allure was experiencing difficulty booking a meeting. Nonetheless, the state’s head legal officer, Mr. Yusuf Sule, fought in a counter-oath dated August 18 that the safeguard had neglected to demonstrate any extraordinary conditions that might permit the convict to be delivered on security.

“My ruler, the safeguard has flopped horrendously in addressing the unique conditions which can be utilized to concede the convict bail.

The indictment’s body of evidence against the sentenced individual on the charges of rape and profane treatment of a kid was maintained by the court.

Be that as it may, the adjudicator got him free from counts one and six, which included sex (which happened in 2014) and endeavored sexual entrance (which happened in 2021).