A video of Yoruba actor , Baba Ijesha admitting to sexually abusing a 14 year-old girl has been released on social media on Wednesday.

The video was made available by Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo, who has been waging a relentless campaign to ensure that justice is done.

Muyiwa Adejobi, Lagos State Police PPRO in a statement said that there was substantial evidence against the actor as he was caught in the act by CCTV.

However, Punch quoting top police sources reports that the actor may be released on Friday.

The source said due to the ongoing strike by members of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria, courts had ceased from sitting and the suspect could not be detained indefinitely without trial.