Nollywood actor, Yomi Fabiyi, has reacted to the authorized motion taken towards him by his colleague, Iyabo Ojo.
Ojo had, through her Instagram web page, printed a letter from her attorneys, demanding N100m as fee for damages attributable to Fabiyi’s ‘defamatory publication’ throughout a protest held at present.
Fabiyi staged a protest demanding the bail and launch of Baba Ijesha who had been held by the police for allegedly molesting a minor.
In response to Ojo, Fabiyi, throughout an Instagram stay session, stated the actress can not get a dime from him.
He additional famous that Ojo can not serve him a authorized letter through social media.
Fabiyi stated, “The place would I get N100m from? Which home do I’ve to promote? Should you write N100m, as soon as they convey all of the folks concerned within the case, they’d (by themselves) cut back the cash to N10m. On the finish of the day, they’d nonetheless not get a dime from me.
“Within the sense that if I refuse to gather the letter, you’d maintain pursuing me to gather it from you. After then, if I so want to reply, I might solely reply to whoever has a case with me.”
Ojo had demanded by means of her attorneys that inside 14 days, Fabiyi “publishes a full retraction of the stated defamatory publication on his Instagram deal with for seven consecutive days and acknowledge that the allegations are false, deceptive and fully defamatory of consumer’s character.”
She added that the retraction and public apology should additional be circulated and printed by choose media retailers.
The letter additionally demanded that Fabiyi “ceases and desists from making additional, further or contemporary defamatory publications towards our consumer on Instagram, Fb, Twitter and on another social media, social messaging weblog and/or print media retailers.
“Additionally, N100m should be paid as damages for the unjustifiable damage and losses occasioned by our consumer attributable to your defamatory publication.”
Moreover, they warned that failure to adjust to the calls for inside 14 days would lead to an initiation of authorized proceedings at once.