Tuesday 7 April 2015

Actor and filmmaker Kunle Afolayan apologizes for blaming Igbos for piracy in Nigeria

Acclaimed Nigerian filmmaker Kunle Afolayan has apologized for blaming Igbos for being majorly responsible for selling pirated CDs and DVDs.

The Nigerian twittersphere blasted him for the remarks he made over the weekend.

the apology:
@kunleafolayanMy distributor is Igbo,I like and trust him but he mentions his frustration all the time.His kings-men are on his tail.We are all frustrated
@kunleafolayanAm really sorry if my Igbo fans and friends feel offended.I am just so bitter and pained. I am truly sorry.
@kunleafolayanApologies ones again to my offended innocent Igbo brothers and sister, maybe it's wrong timing and mind you o didn't say all Igbo.
@kunleafolayanI am a patriotic Nigerian and that I portray in all my movies. Phone swap is even more of Igbo film than any other tribe. Again. I am sorry
@kunleafolayanFinally, I stand to say my grievances has got nothing to do with the trending Oba's statement. It all came out of frustration. Sorry guys.

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