Jailed Nollywood actor Olanrewaju James aka Baba Ijesha has asked an Ikeja Domestic and Sexual Violence Court to grant him post-conviction bail pending the hearing and determination of his appeal before the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal.
Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo in July sentenced Baba Ijesha to 16- year imprisonment for child defilement.
He was convicted of four out of six-count charges brought against him by the Lagos State Government.
He was jailed for child defilement, indecent treatment of a child, sexual assault and attempted sexual assault by penetration.
The convict is serving a five-year concurrent jail terms.