Nigeria, TAMPAN, has described the purported ban of Yoruba actress,
Yewande Adekoya Abiodun by the Yoruba Video Film Producers/Marketers
Association of Nigeria, YOVIFPMAN, as “extremely unwarranted and out of
released on Monday, said, “No person(s) or association has any right to
issue a ban statement on any of our members without due consultation
with the national executives of our association (TAMPAN) in which in
this case I finds extremely unwarranted and out their jurisdiction.”
Yewande and another actors, Kunle Afod, for an alleged unscrupulous
online activities it claims are inimical to their association.
disclosed that it is aware the actors were operating in manners not in
line with the association.
technology enhance window of distribution to load all manner of films
on the internet either censored or uncensored, either legally acquired
or not,” the statement read.
grossly involved in this act that is capable of destabilizing the
industry which we have guarded jealously and sustained over the years
with huge investments from various other stakeholders.”
business dealings with Yewande and Kunle Afod indefinitely at any level
in the industry including their associates.
practitioners who stood by Yewande Abiodun, an actor and producer under
the umbrella of TAMPAN, during the imbroglio between our member and Mr.
(Akeem Olatunji) Balogun, CEO, Olasco Films. May I use this medium to
state that Yewande Abiodun as a member of our dear association and as a
producer is free to produce for any person(s) or any viewing platform
that shows interest in her works.”
any of our member without due consultation will be met with stiff
opposition. I want to thank all stake holders from both association who
have tried to wade into the matter before and after the ban statement
was issued. TAMPAN remain resolute in uplifting our great industry and
the practitioners by way of standardizing our production and improving
on distribution channels.
without any fear but with all sense of dignity until this issue is
arrested and rested.
owing her N2 million as royalties for her films which he has helped
market. She said the movie marketer is after her life and that if
anything should happen to her, he should be held responsible.