- Friends of embattled Nollywood actor Baba Ijesha have come together to crowdfund expenses of his legal fees
- A GoFundMe account with a target of €50,000 (over N20 million) was opened on behalf of the movie star
- However, the development has been received with massive backlash from members of the online community
Embattled Nollywood actor, Baba Ijesha, was released on bail some weeks ago but the actor still needs a staggering amount of money to foot his legal expenses.
In light of this, a friend of the actor identified as Oladele Matti, who resides in Dublin, Ireland, decided to initiate a GoFundMe account with a €50,000 (over N20 million) target for him, Punch reports.
A screenshot showing the progress of the fundraiser has now surfaced online.
Check it out below:
Nigerians kick against GoFundMe for Baba Ijesha
Members of the internet community who came across the donation link could not help but kick against the development.
Read comments sighted online below:
"The impunity in this country ehh. I wonder how we got here."
"God!!! these people keep doing more annoying stuff everyday."
"As a guy am really disappointed with what am seeing here."
"Oh my, i'm for real ashamed of my fellow citizens."
"Is this a joke?…...pls tell me it's a joke!!"
"They can’t be serious."
Netizens drag Yomi Fabiyi over Baba Ijesha movie
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Nollywood's Yomi Fabiyi caused more stirs online over the case of alleged assault against the embattled actor, Baba Ijesha.
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Fabiyi released a movie about the whole situation and even used real names for the movie characters.
Clips from the film made the rounds on social media with numerous internet users calling for Fabiyi’s head.