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Yomi Fabiyi Reacts As TAMPAN Summons Him Over ‘Oko Iyabo’ Movie
Nigerian actor, Yomi Fabiyi has responded to the invitation of the Theatre Art and Motion Picture Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) following his new movie, ‘Oko Iyabo’ which has sparked outrage online.
In a press statement released by TAMPAN, the body summoned the producer and director of the movie, Yomi Fabiyi to appear before the committee on 11th of July, 2021.
The Statement Read,
“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 public dissension that may bring polemic against TAMPAN and our good members if we fail to nip the bud of the controversy.
“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.”
In his response, Fabiyi wrote that he will, out of his busy schedule, find time to appear before the committee.
“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.”