Popular Yoruba comedian, Mr. Olanrewaju Omiyinka alias Baba Ijesha, has hired two Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) to defend him in his ongoing sexual assault trial.
Baba Ijesha was arrested after Princess accused him of assaulting her teenage foster daughter.
At the court on Thursday, two SANs – Mr Dada Awosika (SAN) and Mr Babatunde Ogala (SAN) – announced appearance for the actor.
The lawyers were at a Special Offences Court in Ikeja, Lagos, where the actor is currently being tried.
The senior lawyers announced appearance with a team of six junior counsel to represent Baba Ijesha at a Special Offences Court in Ikeja, Lagos,
Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo is currently presiding over the case.
The Lagos State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Mrs Olayinka Adeyemi, led the prosecution for the state. The DPP was accompanied by four state prosecutors.
Princess arrived at the court at 8.52am.
Nollywood actor, Mr Yomi Fabiyi, also made an appearance in the courtroom at 9.49am.
Fabiyi has been supporting Baba Ijesha, alleging that he was set up.