Baba Ijesha, who wore a white hooded jacket and a mask and was chained to another criminal suspect as he arrived at the court premises on Thursday, June 24, 2021.
A Special Offences and Domestic Violence Court sitting in the Ikeja area of Lagos has granted bail to Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, aka Baba Ijesha in the sum of N2million with two sureties.
The court during Omiyinka’s trial on Thursday held that one of the sureties must be a blood relation, resident in Lagos, and must have a tax clearance certificate of three years preceding today. Such relation must also make a monetary bond of N1million to the Chief Registrar of the court.
The other surety must be a legal practitioner whose call to bar certificate must be verified by the court.
He has seven days to perfect the bail but today he was released to the head of the legal team, Babatunde Ogala SAN.
The court then adjourned to the 26th, 27th, and 28th of July for the prosecution to open its case against the defendant.
Recalls that, Creekvibes News magazine reported that Olanrewaju was granted bail on May 17, at the State Criminal Investigation Department SCID Panti on health grounds by a magistrate.
He was however not been released as bail condition includes that he must have two sureties. Also, the bail is placed at N500, 000 in bond.
However, his colleague Yomi Fabiyi was among those who were present at the court.