Popular actor, Mr. Yomi Fabiyi on Wednesday led a protest march to the Police Special Crimes Unit, Panti, Yaba.
Fabiyi and other protesters were at the popular police station to protest against the continued detention of one of his colleagues, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, popularly called Baba Ijesha.
Omiyinka who is a popular comedian is being held by the police in Panti having been accused of molesting a minor by another Nollywood colleague, Princess Damilola Adekoya.
Fabiyi who is still at the police station with his friends are calling for the release of the Omiyinka from his prolonged detention at Panti Police station.
Accompanied by other protesters, Fabiyi and his group marched from Casino bus stop to Panti Police Station on Wednesday demanding that Baba Ijesha be released from detention pending when a court would hear his case.
The protesters were seen carrying placards and banners with different inscriptions such as ‘denial of bail of bail of bailable offence is human rights violation’, ‘Nigeria police, please allow the law to dictate to you, not Iyabo Ojo, Princess and co’, ‘release Baba Ijesha’, and ‘Nigeria police must respect human rights and honour bail for bailable offence’.
Fabiyi, who has been supportive of Baba Ijesha, described the continuous detention of Baba Ijesha as “illegal”.