Veteran Nollywood actor, Chief Adedeji Aderemi, aka Olofa Ina, has said the sexual assault case involving his colleague, Olanrewaju James alias Baba Ijesha, cannot lead to a division among theatre practitioners.
Olofa Ina said this at the High Court in Ikeja where Baba Ijesha is standing trial for alleged sexual assault of a minor.
This is as the case has caused a rift between actor Yomi Fabiyi, who wants a proper verdict from a court and not social media; and actress Iyabo Ojo who has been on the side of the minor.
“It can’t cause a division,” Olofa Ina told journalists at the court premises.
“The issue here is that the youngsters of today didn’t participate in associations, they met fortune on the ground.
“Those of us who suffered before we could earn a living in the business of theatre won’t want a division in our midst.”
On the rift between Yomi Fabiyi and Iyabo Ojo over the sexual assault case, Olofa Ina said he called the latter and begged her to put an end to it.