The President of the Affiliation of Nigeria Theatre Practitioners, Adewale Elesho, has made a press release regarding Baba Ijesha’s case of sexual assault and youngster molestation. In a video, the veteran actor begged the woman’s foster mom, Princess, to have mercy on Baba Ijesha.
He stated, “I’m Adewale Elesho, the President of the Affiliation of Nigeria Theatre Practitioners. I thank all our sympathisers who’ve reached out to me about Baba Ijesha’s case. I need to use this chance to beg Princess to mood justice with mercy as a result of issues are actually getting out of fingers. She ought to please take into consideration the years of friendship between her and Baba Ijesha and never enable this combat deliver up one other subject.
“I acquired a name final evening after I was about to sleep and the caller requested me why I’ve not stated something concerning the case because the president of ANTP. The caller additional requested me if Baba Ijesha isn’t a member of my affiliation. Extra so, the caller stated even when Baba Ijesha isn’t in my affiliation, he’s additionally my colleague.”
Nonetheless interceding on behalf of the embattled actor, Elesho known as on the Commissioner of Police to make sure a radical investigation of the case.
He additionally urged the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to assist his distressed colleague.
“I plead with you Princess, have mercy on Baba Ijesha. Keep in mind that he’s additionally you colleague. Nobody is aware of tomorrow besides God. Might God not allow us to face an encounter that’s past our energy. Solely God is aware of the true story on this scenario. Nonetheless, Princess ought to forgive him. The father or mother of the youngsters will reap the fruit of their labour.
“I urge the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State to please be certain that the case is correctly dealt with. I additionally name on the Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Baba Ijesha and I are entertainers, and through election, entertainers assist in campaigning for politicians. Please assist.
“In our business, it’s not simple to make a reputation; however take a look at the way in which Baba Ijesha has spoilt his status. I’m begging Princess to forgive Baba Ijesha. Earlier than making this video, I consulted the leaders in our Affiliation they usually gave permission to proceed to speak. Please, allow us to all forgive Baba Ijesha,” Elesho stated.