April 18, 2024



Few days ago, this medium published a press release from TAMPAN demanding movie producer Murphy Afolabi to write an apology letter to the association for extorting money “audition fee” from upcoming artists and actress which is against the ethics of the association and the industry.

In reply to this from Murphy Afolabi, read what he wrote in social media


In any human setting, there is bound to be disagreements and disputes. At times, such disputes may end up in confrontation but it does not mean the end of the world.


After so many days of heated arguments and war of words which greeted the auditioning of my movie “Omo Ode”, I am happy to announce to the general public that the issue has been finally laid to rest. I am saying a very big thank you to everyone who contributed to the resolution of the matter.

Special thanks to the National President of TAMPAN, Mr Abolaji Amusan (Mr Latin) ,all National & state executive members and BOT of TAMPAN . Let me also genuinely appreciate the efforts of my very good Boss Olaiya Igwe , Ibadan Film circle Chairman, Mr Ropo Ewenla , my good brother Mr Niji Akanni and the entire members of Ibadan film circle.

Let me state categorically that we have best brains in the movie industry who can actually chip in when certain things seemingly requires clarification. Such is the role played by my good brother, Mr Niji Akanni.

To my colleagues in the industry ,Mr Taiwo Ibikunle , Kunle Mark (Mr Dejo) MR Jomiloju Olunbe , sharon, Italo, Omo Ajibike I want to say thanks to you.

I equally wish to extend my courtesies to my ever loving supporters, my Publicist, Mr Lukman Ejalonibu (Ejalon), and all movie lovers across Nigeria who showed firm support while the issue lasted. May God Almighty never depart you and your households. When you need a man, thousands of men will stand up for you. Thank you all. I am greatly indebted to you.

The storm is indeed over……

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