Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, popularly called Baba Ijesha, detained by police for alleged sexual assault has been granted bail.
His lawyer, Adesina Ogunlana, confirmed the bail option.
“He has been granted bail about one hour ago. We are working to perfect the bail. He was granted bail on health grounds. He has not been released. He will be released after his bail conditions have been perfected,” he said.
Among the bail conditions listed by the lawyer for Baba Ijesha’s release are two reliable sureties – one of them must be a level 10 officers, a direct blood relation, and N500,000 bail bond in like sum.
Baba Ijesha was granted bail when magistrates went around police stations across the State, hearing cases of some suspects.
Ogunlana, in a letter addressed to the Commissioner of Police seeking Baba Ijesha’s bail on Friday claimed that his client was looking abnormally weak and lean.