James Olarewaju, a Nigerian actor also known as Baba Ijesha, screams out from prison as he fights a deadly illness there.
When Alaroye met Baba Ijesha in prison, he cries out.
When speaking to Alaroye, Baba Ijesha said that he had been suffering the illness prior to receiving a prison sentence.
“I am battling a very serious and deadly ailment here in prison which is deteriorating my health. Please I need help. I don’t sleep or eat well anymore. I don’t want to die here. I am suffering for what I know nothing about. The Almighty God will judge Princess for lying against me that I used to deflower her daughter”.
Olanrewaju James, a troubled Nollywood actor, has requested post-conviction release from the Ikeja Domestic and Sexual Violence Court until his appeal is heard and decided by the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal.
For child molestation, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo had already sentenced Baba Ijesha to 16 years in prison in July.
The Lagos State Government filed six counts of accusations against Baba Ijesha, and he was found guilty on four of them.
The jailed actor was found guilty of sexual assault, attempted sexual assault by penetration, sexual assault, and defiling a child.
Baba Ijesha was sentenced to five years in prison, which he is currently serving concurrently
Baba Ijesha tries to work his way out of prison: Baba Ijesha who was in court on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, again sought to suspend the imprisonment pending appeal.
During proceedings, Chukwudi Adiukwu, informed the court they have filed an application for bail pending appeal, pursuant to Section 6 (6) of the 1999 Constitution, as amended.
Watch Alaroye speaks below;