- Nollywood actress Ruth Kadiri has said there are no laws guiding kids in Nigeria
- Kadiri's statement is about Baba Ijesha's case which has been trending on social media
- According to the actress, some prominent people in the country are paedophiles and parents needed to guard their children
Popular Nollywood actress Ruth Kadiri has taken to social media with a strong word of advice and opinion for parents and the upbringing of their kids.
Kadiri's opinion can be linked to the trending story of actor Baba Ijesha on social media.
In a post via her Instagram page, the actress shared a comment from someone which invalidated the claims against Baba Ijesha.
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Taking to the caption, Kadiri mentioned that children have no rights in Nigeria as no laws are guiding them.
She continued by saying that the country is not ideal for raising kids as even the people in power can be found guilty like the embattled actor.
The actress also advised parents to be guarded and keep their young ones safe.
"In Nigeria, children have no rights, there are no laws guiding them. This is no place to raise your kids. Even the people in power, some of them are pedophiles. Keep your young ones safe. Be guarded."
Check out the post below:
Nigerians took to the comment section to express frustration over the country and child laws.
Read some of the comments below:
"They should try dis abroad, hummm. 9ja which way?"
"Children actually have rights and there are laws guiding them. It is we parents that do not exercise this right. We do not advocate for our kids enough. We always leave everything to God."
"The funny thing about this case is very soon it will be swept under the rug and nobody will be held responsible just like the poor mother who was seeking for her son that was harrassed in deeper life school. Make una go rest. Nigeria and hypocrisy 5&6."
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Still on entertainment, Legit.ng earlier reported that despite the allegations against him, actor Baba Ijesha might regain his freedom from police custody.
According to reports, a senior officer at the Lagos state police command disclosed that the movie star’s freedom might be possible due to the strike of members of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN).
He said since courts are not seating, the actor cannot be tried and therefore held in custody.