“I am very sure, Yomi Fabiyi is behind this ”, this among others were some of the reactions that trailed the GoFundMe campaign launched for the embattled actor, Olarenwaju Omiyinka popularly known as Baba Ijesha.
This is coming few weeks after Baba Ijesha was granted bail, a GoFundMe campaign was launched by some his fans to support his legal case.
The Daily Page had reported that Baba Ijesha was re-arraigned before the court on six counts bordering on rape, molestation of a minor Princess Comedian foster daughter.
However he pleaded not guilty to the charges. Justice Taiwo of Lagos State Magistrates’ Court adjourned the matter till July 27 for prosecution.
Meanwhile, one of his fans named Oladele Matti launched the GoFundMe account titled “Help Olanrewaju Omiyinka with Legal Costs.”
“Hi, my name is Oladele Matti and I am fundraising for Olanrewaju Omiyinka aka Baba Ijesha Legal Costs. A gesture of support/Goodwill/Solidarity to assist with the legal costs of a complicated and lengthy process that will likely offer the best chance of successfully obtaining fairness and justice.
Olanrewaju Omiyinka aka Baba Ijesha, is a popular actor/comedian. he was charged to court on the 24th of June, 2021 after spending over two months in police custody without bail. An act, which breached his fundamental human rights.
In view of the above, we, Olarenwaju Omiyinka aka Baba Ijesha’s friends, fans, and supporters have started this GoFundMe campaign to give a helping hand to raise funds to pay for his legal expenses. Thank you for your love and support!.”
Reacting to the report of fans of Baba Ijesha creating GoFundMe account to cover his legal expenses, some Nigerians on social media said it is a misplaced priority.
@mz_amira wrote: “please let us report that too so GoFundMe can bring it down too.”
@papindemillie wrote: “my curiosity, who donated that €20.”
@yemulalaa wrote: “Yomi wan use this to cash out after we reported his movie.”