‘My story, my script, my film!’ – Omoni Oboli insists as ‘Okafor’s Law’ premiere is cancelled

Posted on March 24 2017 , at 11:51 pm
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  • This also means it likely won't be screening in cinemas from March 31 as earlier planned.

Nollywood actress, director and producer, Omoni Oboli has been left with no other option but to cancel the premiere of Okafor’s Law which was scheduled to hold in Lekki today.

Omoni Oboli was served court injunction earlier today after a lawsuit filed by Raconteur Productions over allegations that she infringed on writer, Jude Idada‘s intellectual property.

READ: Omoni Oboli lands in court over ‘Okafor’s Law’, barred from premiering the film

According to Idada, Oboli ‘stole’ his work for the controversial Okafor’s Law without giving him due credit or remuneration.

It can be confirmed that this night’s premiere has been called off amidst tears from Oboli.

This also means that, except for unforeseen happenings, the film originally scheduled for cinemas on March 31 will have to wait a little longer.

ALSO: Why it’s very bad for Nollywood if Omoni Oboli’s ‘Okafor’s Law’ opens later this month

In an emotional speech in which she announced the cancellation of the event, the producer said that she owns the story and script. ‘My story, my script, my film!’ a visibly shaken Oboli said.

This post first appeared on TNS.

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