A kin of embattled Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, has given her view on why Damilola Adekoya, popularly known as Princess, wants to tarnish the actor’s image.
Ewatomilola Ayeni, a self-acclaimed niece of Baba Ijesha, said the comedienne wants to tarnish the actor’s image due to his rising fame.
Ayeni disclosed this at the Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State while addressing journalists.
Ayeni insisted that the actor is not a paedophile, revealing that she had lived with him all her life and he never abused her sexually.
Ayeni urged the government to carry out a proper investigation on the allegation against Baba Ijesha.
“I have lived with him all my life, and he never abused me. They want to tarnish his image because of his fame. The government should ensure that the innocent does not die in the place of the guilty because anyone who hears one side of the matter without hearing the other side is evil because he (Baba Ijesha) knows nothing about this case,” she said.
The Lagos State Police Command had arrested Baba Ijesha, a Nollywood actor, on April 22, 2021, for alleged rape. He was accused of defiling a minor when she was 7 and 14 years old. The actor has remained in jail ever since and was recently denied bail by a magistrate court in Lagos.