Thursday, 17 March 2016

Jailed Nollywood Actress Ibinabo Fiberesima, Suffers Breast Cancer!


Nollywood actress and president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) Ibinabo Fiberesima, who is currently serving a 5-year jail term for manslaughter, was denied bail today by the Court of Appeal in Lagos after asking the Court of Appeal to release her on based on health ground pending when the Supreme Court would hear and determine her appeal against the court’s judgment

In a six-paragraph affidavit of urgency filed in support of her bail application before the Court of Appeal, one Victor Eden said Fiberesima had just undergone a surgery for breast cancer and was still under the watch of her doctors.

Eden said, “Her (Fiberesima) wound has not fully healed and as such she is afraid that her continued stay in the prison may endanger her life as she will not have access to special medical attention.

“It will be in the interest of justice and for her health and safety for the appellant to be admitted to bail pending the hearing and determination of the appellant’s appeal before the Supreme Court.”
But the bail application suffered a setback as the Court of Appeal adjudged it as incompetent.