A video of veteran Nollywood actor, Baba Ijesha allegedly confessing to defiling a 14-year-old girl since she was seven has been shared online.
In the eight minute long video that was shared on social media by Nollywood actress, Iyabo Ojo, the actor while being asked why he defiled the young girl, he admitted to being wrong and pleaded for forgiveness.
Ever since news of the allegation went viral on social media, it has stirred controversy and Baba Ijesha even made it to the Twitter trend table.
In the now viral video which captured his alleged confession, Baba Ijesha blamed spiritual problem for his action while noting that what he did is very bad.
In his words,
“I know what I did is very bad, its very bad to molest her..I know but please I’m pleading.. Princess you don’t deserve it”
When asked what his aim was for defiling the young girl, he said, “There’s no aim, the devil just wants to destroy my life.. When there’s a problem…”
Watch video below,
Reacting to this;
@confi_lawson wrote “Now that the video has been released of him confessing, some people will twist this and say he made confession under duress”
@ushbebecomedian wrote “This one should rot in JAIL already Abeg … he no wetin him Dey do devil no come work for this one Abeg …… kirikiri”
@leonora_julez wrote “The fact that there’s no swollen lips or blood is annoying me”
@glorifiedbaby wrote “I wonder why he was not treated as a thief and get the highest beating of his life instead of allowing him sit to plead! Naked the animal and let him feel the shame. Ko ni da fun e!!!”
@omowunmi_dada wrote “This is Horrible. See the way he’s begging”
@donflexx wrote “His Confession is very disturbing to even know that a full grown ass sane man thought to do this to a minor TUFIAKWA!”
@oyinlomodiamond wrote “Hmmmn, welcome to Nigeria where you can get away with any crime by having money or fame. It’s a pity”
@toolzo wrote “No one slapping him??? Or beating the daylights out of him?”