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TAMPAN summons Yomi Fabiyi over his controversial movie ‘Oko Iyabo’

The Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Practitioners’ Association of Nigeria, TAMPAN heeded Iyabo Ojo’s cry-outs and complaints, as they summoned actor Yomi Fabiyi over his recently released movie, titled ‘Oko Iyabo’.

‘Oko Iyabo’has gained a lot of negative reactions has drawn a lot of backlash because of its storyline which centers around the story of Baba Ijesha, who is currently battling a sexual assault case.

The letter of summoning which was signed by Yemi Amodu, TAMPAN’s Director of Research and Documentation said the invitation became necessary because of the controversy the movie has generated.

It reads: “The TAMPAN Committee on Ethics, Conflict and Resolution wishes to inform the general public that the association has summoned Mr. Yomi Fabiyi who is the Producer/Director of the controversial film titled “OKO IYABO” to appear before it on Thursday 11th July 2021.

“This invitation becomes very necessary because of the controversy that the subject matter of his film has generated which is against our ethic and virtue. Despite that, we realize that the film has sparked off another round of dissension between TAMPAN and the public; this is unacceptable to us and unsuitable to what we represent.

“We hereby implore the general public and the parties concerned to please exercise patience as our eminent association is on top of this issue and will certainly ensure fairness and justice.”

Fabiyi on Instagram confirmed that he would honour the invitation, despite his hectic schedule.

He wrote: “Many thanks for your invitation @tampanglobal. I shall lose no time to look into my initial schedules before this letter came in and respond with the earliest possible time and means of attendance. Accept my warm regards”.

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