- TAMPAN president and veteran Mr Latin has weighed in on the disturbing video of a colleague, Akeem Adeyemi, who was injured by area boys in Lagos
- Mr Latin revealed meeting was ongoing with the IGP Usman Alkali Baba and other stakeholders to forestall future occurrences
- This is coming barely a few hours after Mr Latin was handed a certificate of return as TAMPAN president for a second term
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Veteran comic actor Bolaji Amusan, popularly known as Mr Latin, the president of the Theatre Arts & Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), has reacted to the disturbing video of a junior colleague Akeem Adeyemi, who was injured by area boys on a set in Lagos state.
Mr Latin, in an exclusive chat with Legit.ng, expressed displeasure as he condemned the attack.
The thespian added that meetings were ongoing with the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, to prevent future occurrences.
In his words:
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“We are meeting with the inspector General of police and other relevant stakeholders to forestall future occurrences.”
Mr Latin returns as TAMPAN president for second term
Meanwhile, Mr Latin has displayed his return certificate as TAMPAN president for a second term on his social media timeline.
Sharing his certificate, the actor wrote:
“Return unopposed!!! It’s been God.”
See the post below:
Celebrities, fans congratulate Mr Latin
Legit.ng captured some of the messages; see them below:
"Congratulations popsy higher higher ijn."
"Wow, if you do well, ppl will want you again.. Congratulations Mr Latin."
"Hearty congratulations to you my president on your return to office as tampan national president May this term further Usher In more prospects, blessings, success, joy, wins and money to all members of this professional body in good health and peace of mind ...."
Area boys injure actor Akeem Adeyemi
The video showed the actor with bloody eyes as Wumi cried out over the manhandling of the actor by street thugs in an area he had gone for a movie shoot.
According to the actress, the area boys had turned peaceful filming into a bloody scene.
“See what area boys did. To what end. Peaceful filming turned this. Help. Ifako gbagada be precise."