Baba Ijesha hires two senior lawyers for sexual assault case

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Nollywood actor Olanrewaju Omiyinka alias Baba Ijesha has hired two senior lawyers to defend him over allegations of child molestation.

The actor appeared at the Ikeja Special Offences Court on Thursday.

The lawyers who announced their appearance as his counsels before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo are Dada Awosika and Babatunde Ogala.

The senior lawyers announced appearance with a team of six junior counsels to represent Baba Ijesha in his defence.

Leading the prosecution is the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Olayinka Adeyemi. She was accompanied by four state prosecutors.

Comedienne Princess, whom Baba Ijesha is accused of sexually molesting her 14-year-old foster daughter, was also present in court for proceedings. She arrived at 8.52am.

Nollywood actor Yomi Fabiyi, who has shown support for Baba Ijesha, arrived in the courtroom at 9.49am.