The Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Practitioners’ Association of Nigeria, (TAMPAN) has summoned Yomi Fabiyi over his controversial new movie ‘Oko Iyabo’.
The movie appeared to be based on Baba Ijesha’s sexual assault saga involving Comedienne, Princess’ daughter.
Fabiyi gave the characters the real names of those involved in the case, and also reportedly making it look like the minor was having an affair with Baba Ijesha who is now facing trial for child molestation.
TAMPAN’s In a statement released by Director of Research and Documentation, Yemi Amodu said Fabiyi was invited because the movie has sparked off another round of controversy over the unresolved case.
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 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.”