- Nollywood actor, Yomi Fabiyi has joined the list of celebrities who have openly reacted to Baba Ijesha's news
- Baba Ijesha was arrested by the police recently for allegedly defiling a minor
- Fabiyi who used the opportunity to shade some of his colleagues advised them to proceed with sense and caution
- The filmmaker also said the focus and attention should be on the minor involved as well as her parents
Popular Nollywood filmmaker, Yomi Fabiyi has weighed in on colleague, Baba Ijesha's case of defilement.
It was earlier reported that the Yoruba actor was caught on camera defiling a 14-year-old girl and that he had been committing the crime since the girl was 7-years-old.
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In a lengthy post on Instagram, Fabiyi stated that there is no dignity in fighting someone who is already on the floor.
He made the statement with respect to some of his colleagues who according to him, come out to cast aspersions on a fallen man because they believe nobody can do anything for them.
The actor continued by saying that he does not support evil or crime against women and children, but he will always use his sense and conscience in every matter.
Speaking further, the filmmaker said that everyone should face the bigger picture, which is the mental health of the minor involved and her guardians instead of engaging in needless drama of distraction.
Excerpt from his post reads:
"Sometimes COMMON SENSE and CAUTION are needed more irrespective of one's personality and principle to serious issues or whatever you know. I am not going to be part of a bad antecedent. If my words come ambiguous, seek understanding before rushing to hurt your colleague online, too low and dirty."
Check out the post below:
Different reactions followed Fabiyi's post, read some of the comments gathered below:
"God bless you sir, and I pray that God will reveal the secret behind this issue."
"But we all heard he confessed. So what's the fuss all about?"
"If it was to be a common man that did what your so call colleague this, you guys will be the first set of people to condemn the act, but its in your lane now you are trying to be defensive, it is better you keep quiet and don't dare take a side."
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"You're such a very good and supportive person, keep it up bro!"
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Iyabo Ojo in a video specifically addressed her colleagues in the Yoruba movie industry and blasted those defending Baba Ijesha.
The actress continued by saying that he was set up for evidence, and he fell for it because that is who he is, and judging him would not change anything.
Iyabo revealed that she would never condone rubbish and would speak out against people who have been defending the actor.