11th August, 2021
By Muhaimin Olowoporoku
Embattled Nollywood actor, James Omiyinka a.k.a Baba Ijesha, has returned to acting movies amidst his ongoing trial for sexual assault of a minor.
The actor revealed this in an interview with a radio station (Oodua FM 90.9) in Ile-Ife, Osun State.
He described acting as his first love.
He said he is working on a movie that is being shot in Ile-Ife, Osun State.
The actor also promoted two new songs titled; ‘Eleda mi’ and ‘very soon,’ during the interview.
He did not speak on his ongoing court trial.
Baba Ijesha was recently granted bail after he was charged with sexually assaulting a minor.
He faced a six count charge bordering on indecent treatment of a child, sexual assault, attempted sexual assault by penetration and sexual assault by penetration.
Baba Ijesha was arrested first on 22 April , 2021, by the Lagos State Police Command.
During the last court sitting, the minor the actor allegedly assaulted testified against him and was cross-examined by the defendant lawyers, Dada Awosika, SAN; Babatunde Ogala, SAN and other lawyers.
Continuation of hearing in Baba Ijesha’ case would continue on Wednesday and Thursday.