The Otunba Bolaji Amusan a.k.a Latin led Theatre Arts and Motion Picture’s Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), has ordered the immediate suspension of productions of both Films and Television Serial & Series by members.
According to a statement issued and signed by the body’s National Director for Research and Documentation, Yemi Amodu and made available to ThePage News, the suspension of productions become mandatory for members of TAMPAN as the order would be in force for 3 weeks, begining from Friday 27th March to 17th April 2020.
The action, the statement said, becomes necessary as a preventative measure against the contact and spread of the lethal Coronavirus after consultations with all necessary stakeholders.
It added that the crucial decision is taken, also to protect members of the association from contacting the deadly Coronavirus aka Covid 19 that is fast ravaging the world.
The body therefore urges all TAMPAN members both home and abroad to adhere strictly to this advise for the safety of each and every of the members.
”Aside from productions, the three tiers of TAMPAN Worldwide are also advised to adjourn all meetings till the end of the unavoidable break. E Meeting is advised where necessary” the statement said.
Meanwhile, the President of the body, Otunba Bolaji Amusan has implore the general public to abide by the preventive measures prescribed by World Health Organization such as Constant Washing of Hands with soap and water, covering of nose and mouth while sneezing or coughing, avoid close contact with the sick as well attending any mass gathering of people and maintain good personal hygiene among others.