Ocplayer CEO Abiola Oke has resigned amid allegations of misconduct2 min read
Abiola Oke, CEO and publisher of indie music website OkaPlayer and OkaAfrica, resigned on Tuesday after allegations of inappropriate behavior and creating a toxic work environment on Twitter.
Questlov, co-founder of Okayplayer in 1987, shared the company’s statement on Instagram on Wednesday.
“Effective immediately, we have severed all ties and accepted the resignation of Abiola Oke as OkaPlayer and OKFreature publisher. “We take the allegations very seriously and stand by the brave women who came forward,” the statement said.
Koistlov added, “More announcements are coming up in the up caption it was long out. The statement added that an outside party would investigate the company’s policies and practices. “We are committed to creating an environment that is inclusive and respectful for all,” the statement said.
On Tuesday, Ivy Annie, a former author of Occiplayer, and several others shared a statement calling for her to resign or be removed as CEO.
“From 2015 to 2020, OK Players and a number of black women working across OK Africa are involved in market pay, inadequate leadership, targeting and sabotage, slander, verbal abuse, inappropriate behavior, gaslighting, lack of sympathy, manipulation, weak or immoral behavior and unjust termination. To do, ”he wrote.
Other people, including a woman claiming to have sexually harassed him, came forward with similar allegations on Twitter.
“When Abiola Oke was in a position of authority and influence over her, he regularly sexually harassed her and verbally abused her when she tried to stop him,” the photo was shared on Twitter by photojournalist Yagazi Image.