Some stars in the Nigeria entertainment industry have applauded the courageous step taken by one of their own Mike Ezuruonye to stop the tide of piracy in country.
This is coming hours after Mike Ezuruonye was reported to have seized the pirated copy of the EbonyLife Film ‘Chief Daddy’ been hawked around Lagos.
The actor on Tuesday tweeted: “Seized this pirated copy of the movie chief Daddy while behind traffic light…By the time we cleared off the road, the pirate hawkers ran away…it hurts to see fellow producers hard labour being pirated…to me is a mockery of all efforts and investment put into the work of creative art. It’s just too sad…ROBBERY…I will continually STAND AGAINST PIRACY…Rubbish”
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Seized this Pirated copy of the Movie CHIEF DADDY while behind traffic lights…By the Time we Cleared off the Road ,the Pirate Hawkers Ran away…It hurts to see Fellow Producers hard Labour being Pirated ..To me is a Mockery of all efforts and investments put into the work of Creative Art.It’s just tooooooo SAD..ROBBERY..I will continually STAND AGAINST PIRACY…Rubbishhhh 🙄🙄🙄🙄#stoppiracy#piracyisadisease
Reacting to the development, Kate Henshaw and Ik Ogbonna said Ezuruonye’s effort is commendable in frustrating the plans of pirates of the works of creative industry practitioners.
In an Instagram comment, IK Ogbonna said: “It’s really sad .. u spend millions producing a movie and a bastard makes the money from ur sweat”.
On her part, Kate Henshaw wrote, “Well done Mike!! Well done.”
Similarly, Oge Okoye and Beverly Osu backed Ezuruonye’s seizure of the movie copy.
“So sad, nice move dear,” Oge Okoye wrote.
Peter Okoye of the PSquare said, “Mofos….. nice one Mike.”