The Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners of Nigeria (TAMPAN) has summoned veteran actor Olaiya Igwe in response to his recent after his recent controversial video where he stripped naked just to endorse the candidature of Bola Tinubu of the Progressive Congress (APC).
His unexpected action generated a lot of discussion on social media with varied interpretations. TAMPAN was mentioned in social media reports about the actor’s Instagram profile.
As a result, TAMPAN invited Olaiya to defend his actions in front of a disciplinary panel.
The movie body issued a statement saying: “He has the right to support whoever he wants to, but we have the moral justification angle. We are looking at the morality behind that advert (video).
It is not about who he is supporting. It is about him breaching the code of ethics (of our association and industry.”
However, while reacting to the summon, Olaiya told correspondents of Sunday Scoop that he is not aware of such summon.
His words: “I don’t know who discussed that with you. I did not hear anything about that. God bless you.”