An Ikeja Special Offences Court has convicted the embattled Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James, for sexual offences.

Olanrewaju James, alias Baba Ijesha, has been sentenced to 16 years in prison over sexually assaulting a 14-year-old minor.

He was convicted by Ikeja Special Offences Court on Thursday. 

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, in a two-hour judgement declared that Baba Ijesha has been found guilty of indecent treatment of a child, vis-à-vis sexual assault and attempted sexual assault

Baba Ijesha was however discharged and acquitted of count one and count six of the charges against him, which were: sexual assault by penetration and attempted sexual assault by penetration.

Olarenwaju James was then sentenced to 16 years in Prison, based on jail sentence for various offences, he will serve five years jail term, running concurrently. 

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