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TAMPAN blows hot summon Yomi Fabiyi over movie production ‘Oko Iyabo’

Yomi Fabiyi and Baba Ijesha

The Theatre Art and Motion Picture Practitioners Association Of Nigeria (TAMPAN) has summoned Nollywood actor Yomi Fabiyi over the controversial movie, “Oko Iyabo.”

TAMPAN, in a statement, condemns the movie, stating the actor’s invitation became necessary because of the controversy the movie has generated against their ethics and virtue.

According to the press statement, the movie producer and director Yomi Fabiyi will appear before the committee on the 11th of July, 2021.

The Statement Reads:

The TAMPAN committer on ethics, conflicts and resolution wishes to inform the general public that the association has summoned Mr Yomi Fabiyi who is the producer and director of the controversial film titled ‘Oko Iyabo’ to appear before it on Thursday 11th July 2021.

The invitation becomes very necessary because of the controversy that the subject matter of the film has generated which is against our ethics and virtue.

Despite that, we realise that the film sparked off another round of dissension between Tampan and the public, this is unacceptable to us and unsuitable to what we represent.

We hereby imply 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.

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Actor Yomi Fabiyi reacts as Nigerians mercilessly drag him over Baba Ijesha movie ‘Oko Iyabo’

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Nollywood actor Yomi Fabiyi has reacted to several backslashes from many Nigerians following his recent movie about Baba Ijesha’s rape saga titled ‘Oko Iyabo’.

According to those who have seen the movie, Yomi Fabiyi changed the narrative of the rape case and made it look like the minor was having an affair with Baba Ijesha, who is now facing trial for child molestation and sexual abuse.

The movie, which has become a topic of discussion on social media platforms, generated widespread criticisms from many Nigerians who condemned the film.

Reacting, Yomi Fabiyi, in a post shared on Instagram, said he had directed the removal of the movie from public space for the sake of peace.

However, the movie is meant to correct...

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‘You are shameful, a disgrace’ – Mercy Aigbe, Temitope Solaja blasts Yomi Fabiyi over ‘Oko Iyabo’ movie

Mercy Aigbe, Temitope Solaja blasts Yomi Fabiyi over ‘Oko Iyabo’ movie

Following the premiere of his new film, ‘Oko Iyabo,’ popular Nollywood actresses, Temitope Solaja and Mercy Aigbe have joined a long list of Nigerians asking for Yomi Fabiyi’s head.

In the film aired on YouTube on July 4, 2021, Fabiyi features characters with names of persons involved in the case, including actors Iyabo Ojo and Olarenwaju Omiyinka aka Baba Ijesha.

The film opens with a scene in which Iyabo, who is played by a child actor, tells a classmate that she wants to grow up to be a prostitute.

In another scene in the film, Fabiyi shows the disturbing CCTV clip, but this time he portrays Baba Ijesha's child victim as his willing lover.

The scandalous scenario has sparked uproar online,...

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Actress, Joke Jigan places a huge curse on Yomi Fabiyi over his new movie titled ‘Oko Iyabo’

Joke and Yomi

Actress, Joke Jigan has taken to her official Instagram page to place a huge curse on Yomi Fabiyi over his new movie titled 'Oko Iyabo'.

KFN recalls that Yomi Fabiyi is one of the few against Iyabo Ojo and Princess following the allegations made against Baba Ijesha.

The activist decided to shoot a movie to tell the story of the allegations made against Baba Ijesha and since then, subject of discussion on Social media.

Joke Jigan and some other actors have, however, taken to their Instagram space to curse, drag and insult Yomi over his new movie.

Joke Jigan wrote; "Uncle Yomi … you are a mad man… i say this with my full chest!! Ko de ni Benshon fun yin sir!!!...

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