Baba Ijesha: Princess Was My Lover. We Slept Together, Touched, Kissed Ourselves
Nollywood entertainer Olanrewaju James (moniker Baba Ijesha) on Friday told an Ikeja Special Offenses Court that comedienne Damilola Adekoya (pseudonym Princess) was his previous sweetheart.
Reports have it that the entertainer affirmed concerning the subsequent safeguard observer at his preliminary for supposed debasement of the 14-year-old encourage little girl of Princess.
Driven in proof by protection counsel, Mr Dada Awosika (SAN), Baba Ijesha depicted the idea of the relationship he purportedly had with Princess.
“We were dating, my ruler; she generally dozed in my room. We dozed together, I contacted her, she contacted me, she kissed me and I kissed her,” he said.
Prior, the litigant let the court know how he purportedly met the comedienne.
He said he got a call from Princess while he was a live character on Radio Lagos and LTV 8.
“She said she was my main fan and she requested that I advance her on my program. That is the means by which we began.
“She let me know she needed to join the Yoruba segment in light of the fact that the English segment is awful, Ali Baba is terrible, Buchi is awful. She likewise requested that I acquaint her with my maker,” he said.
The litigant said that throughout the relationship, he met Princess’ mom and she gave him her moniker which is “Mother Larry”.
He said that Princess’ mom educated him to take care regarding her little girl and that however her little girl was difficult, he could deal with her.
“I vowed to advance her, I can’t permit anything to influence her profession, I can’t hurt a lady, I’ve never done it in my life,” he said.
Describing what unfolded in 2014, the day he purportedly physically attacked Princess’ encourage girl with a vehicle key, he said that in October 2014, a day after he got back from visiting his significant other in the United Kingdom, he got a call from Princess.
He said the comedienne informed him that she was engaging chronic sickness and required a few natural products.
As indicated by him, he got a few leafy foods them to her home.
“Promptly I made the way for her home, I saw her half-stripped and I told her that I was outside, your organic product is inside the vehicle.
“A couple of moments later, the youngster (Princess’ encourage girl) came to pick the organic products from the vehicle; she even met some region young men asking me for cash. I gave her the leafy foods left,” he said.
Under questioning by the Lagos State Director of the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Dr Jide Martins, the litigant denied contaminating the minor with his vehicle key during a visit to her non-permanent mother’s home in 2014.
He, notwithstanding, conceded knowing the kid since she was seven years of age, adding that he had visited Princess’ home seven years prior.
“Princess isn’t my sponsor, she is the person who profited from me,” he said.
Baba Ijesha, who at a point separated in tears during the questioning, said that the proof he gave in court with all due respect was not a bit of hindsight.
He depicted Princess as an abandoned sweetheart, saying that much proof existed to show that he and Princess were seeing someone, such proof was not offered in court.
Equity Oluwatoyin Taiwo deferred the case until March 11 for the continuation of guard.
NAN reports that Baba Ijesha faces a six-count charge verging on the foul treatment of a youngster, rape, endeavored rape by entrance and rape by infiltration.
Six indictment witnesses gave proof against Baba Ijesha while two observers have so affirmed with all due respect.