You Can’t Lose What You Don’t Have — Actor, Fabiyi Blasts Movie Practitioners Association Over Suspension

Nollywood actor, Yomi Fabiyi, has stated he isn’t a member of the Theater Arts and Movie Practitioners Association of Nigeria, following a suspension discover from the physique.

The affiliation had earlier suspended Fabiyi indefinitely over alleged ‘gross skilled misconducts and unethical practices’ regarding his controversial film, ‘Oko Iyabo’.

You Can't Lose What You Don't Have — Actor, Fabiyi Blasts Movie Practitioners Association Over Suspension 2

The assertion from TAMPAN learn partially, “Having listened to the detailed defence of Mr Yomi Fabiyi, who is the Producer/Director of the controversial film ‘Oko Iyabo’ and his Co-Director, Dele Matti, the Ethic, Conflict and Resolution Committee hereby found them guilty of professional misconduct and unethical practices.”

In his response, Fabiyi denied TAMPAN membership, stating that was solely registered as a member of the Association of Nigeria Theatre Arts Practitioners.

He stated, “I am originally an ANTP member, worst case I’ll renew my membership there. I have never obtained or signed any form with TAMPAN or joined any guild. I was made to pay for registration which I did but no form or formal procedure.

“The letter is inappropriate; not valid for me as a filmmaker. Any reaction necessary will be on the basis of human rights violation if I so seek judicial redress. You can’t lose what you don’t have.”

Characters and occasions in Fabiyi’s controversial film, ‘Oko Iyabo’, depicted a real-life situation involving one other Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, popularly generally known as Baba Ijesha, who was accused of sexually assaulting a minor.

The police in April arrested Baba Ijesha for sexually harassing a 14-year-old woman, who was stated to be the foster little one of Comedienne, Princess Adekola. 

Actress Iyabo Ojo, has nevertheless been one of many ladies calling for justice for {the teenager}, whereas Fabiyi has been defending the suspected little one molester. 

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You Can't Lose What You Don't Have — Actor, Fabiyi Blasts Movie Practitioners Association Over Suspension

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