Nollywood actor Yomi Fabiyi denies TAMPAN Membership amid Suspension.
Written by crest887fm on July 10, 2021
Nollywood actor, Yomi Fabiyi has described his recent suspension by The Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) as invalid as he never completed his registration process to verify him as a member.
TAMPAN had suspended actor Yomi Fabiyi indefinitely over his controversial feature film ‘Oko Iyabo
According to a press statement , the association found the actor guilty of gross misconducts and unethical practices which includes using the real names of the people involved and factual events without their consent, and negatively impacting the reputation of the association.
however, on his instagram page, Fabiyi wrote “I am originally an ANTP member, worst case I will 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 collected or formal procedure,”
“The letter is inappropriate, not valid for me as a filmmaker. Any reaction if necessary will be on the basis of human rights violation if I so wish to do seek judicial redress. You don’t lose what you never had.”