Internet Users Drag Yomi Fabiyi for Allegedly Making Movie on Baba Ijesha Saga, Uses Real Names for Characters

Internet Users Drag Yomi Fabiyi for Allegedly Making Movie on Baba Ijesha Saga, Uses Real Names for Characters

  • Controversial Nollywood actor, Yomi Fabiyi, has continued to cause stirs online over the case of alleged assault against embattled actor, Baba Ijesha
  • The actor recently released a movie about the whole situation and even used real names for the movie characters
  • Clips from the film made the rounds on social media with numerous internet users calling for Fabiyi’s head

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Popular Nollywood actor, Yomi Fabiyi, appears to enjoy his controversial reputation going by his recent alleged action that has sent social media buzzing.

Just recently, the film star reportedly released a movie titled Oko Iyabo where situations from embattled actor, Baba Ijesha’s assault case were re-enacted.

Not stopping there, Fabiyi reportedly also used the names of the real people involved in the case for his movie characters.

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Internet Users Drag Yomi Fabiyi for Allegedly Making Movie on Baba Ijesha Saga, Uses Real Names for Characters
Internet users call for Yomi Fabiyi to be boycotted after allegedly making movie about Baba Ijesha's assault case. Photos: @realyomifabiyi, @iyaboojofespris,. @princesscomedian, @babaijesha
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A short clip from the film made the rounds online and the actors were seen displaying what had allegedly happened between Baba Ijesha and the young girl. In the film, they were portrayed as lovers.

See the clip below:

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Nigerians blow hot, call for Yomi Fabiyi's head

Seeing as it was a case about assault, the movie’s existence appeared to trigger a lot of Nigerians who blasted the actor on social media, a number of them also called for it to be reported online.

Read some of the reactions from angry Nigerians below:


“It's pretty easy to handle this... If everyone's really pissed about this. BOYCOTT ANY AND EVERY movie he's involved in, no matter how small his part is in it. That's how you show your anger.”

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“I feel embarrassed on behalf of those that agreed to feature on the movie this is sad and so inhuman Yomi should face the LAW.”


“Let’s report the movie on YouTube.”


“Wow, so Tampan didn’t see this?”


“You see the problem? Illiteracy, poverty and foolishness. Because why would these actors (especially the women) be a part of this, if it’s not hunger. This Yomi Fabiyi guy is brainless.”


“At this point, Yomi should be arrested and banned by Tampan too.”


“This is wrong! This would leave the victim traumatized God!”

Nawa o.

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The Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners of Nigeria (TAMPAN), in a recent meeting, gave the directive that filmmakers under the umbrella shouldn't work with the actresses anymore.

Taking to his Instagram page, the actor in a lengthy post stated that in serious matters with a criminal undertone, people should stop relying on their discretion, jungle justice or social media.

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Addressing how personally Nkechi Blessing and Iyabo Ojo took the Baba Ijesha matter and offended people in the process, Fabiyi said that they might have been insulting and abusing their parents.

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