- The chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has lent her voice to Baba Ijesha's trending case
- The politician revealed that the penalty for the actor's despicable act is nothing less than 14 years in prison
- Dabiri also urged people to join hands with Princess to ensure that the case gets fully tried in court
The chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has condemned actor, Baba Ijesha's despicable act on social media.
Taking to her Twitter handle, the politician expressed disgust at the ugly act and wondered how many more victims had suffered at the hands of the actor before he was caught.
She continued by saying that she sponsored the violence against person's law and the penalty for Baba Ijesha's case is nothing less than fourteen years in prison.
The actor has been on the lips of many Nigerians, facing harsh criticisms, criticisms following an accusation that he defiled a 14-year-old girl.
Speaking further, Dabiri noted that the actor's plea is not acceptable and urged people to support comedian, Princess, to ensure that the case gets fully tried in court and the actor gets the maximum sentence.
"So despicable! The act by Yoruba actor, Baba Ijesha who defied a girl, at 7 years and later at 14 years!! Who knows how many the pedo*phile could have damaged if he wasn't caught. I sponsored the violence against person’s law. The penalty is nothing less than 14 years in prison."
View the tweets below:
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Different reactions followed the politician's tweet, read some comments below:
"Allow the Police do their job and the Court to pronounce him guilty if found wanting. The alleged offense is condemnable and I so condemn it. But you should keep quiet and stop sounding as if he’s been convicted of the alleged offense."
"Aunty Abike, please help with the follow-up. He must be used as scapegoat, its Princess's daughter today we don't know who could be the next. I wonder why he didn't defile his own daughter."
"Indeed horrible! Baba Ijesha is an animal in human skin for him to do such with 7yrs old girl and still come back after 7yrs oh my God !!! 'lots of Baba Ijesha out there. We must all be vigilant and as responsibility to expose every other Baba Ijesha in our environment @IYSexxy."
"Thanks Ma .obviously the man has been perpetuating this act on other children.His confidence of attempting to assault the victim 7yrs after the first assault shows he engages in the act regularly."
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Legit.ng earlier reported that Tonto Dikeh reacted to reports that Baba Ijesha might be released from police custody soon.
Tonto said that she knew that something like that would happen and it was why she had been pushing for the case to be moved to Abuja.
The film star added that she didn’t mind paying for the accommodation, security, and transportation of the victim’s team.