EbonyLife TV has released a statement concerning the allegations of sexual assault made against “Men Corner” host Andre Blaze.

The tv host had been accused of sexual assault by acclaimed speaker Timehin Adegbeye.

According to her, the assault had taken place 2 years ago, she shared on her Twitter. She also accused controversial Club Uno owner, Pretty Mike whom she claimed raped her while she was just 16.

She shared a thread on Twitter below:

ICYMI: Andre Blaze Henshaw sexually assaulted me two years ago. The BBC (unwittingly) interviewed both of us for a recent program about (toxic/evolving) masculinity and its impacts. I informed the BBC about the assault and asked them to delete/edit that program. They refused.

The BBC has assured me that they are very sorry about the distress they unwittingly caused, and also that they will not be doing anything to mitigate it. Andre Blaze Henshaw, as far as I know, continues to deny that he assaulted me despite there being witnesses of the assault.

It is hypocritical and callous to expect survivors of sexual violence to navigate their trauma AND do the work to eliminate sexual violence alone and unsupported. As long as powerful people & institutions do nothing in the face of allegations, abuse will continue with impunity.

I am disappointed but not surprised by the BBC’s actions, in much the same way that I expect to be disappointed but not surprised by the responses I will receive to my words. But I am not afraid. I am not alone. And I am certainly not powerless. #MeToo indeed.

May 16th will make it two years to the day since Andre assaulted me. In the words of @sisiogelagos, #ItsTime. I’ve never believed that the key to ending sexual violence is survivors speaking out; the key is survivors being believed and abusers being made accountable.

So I have no illusions about a sea change coming out of my going public. But speaking out does many things that are important, even if it doesn’t end sexual violence. And #ItsTime for me to do it. It’s *been* time.

While y’all are here, that raging misogynist Pretty Mike raped me near Club Q when I was 16 years old, and I’m willing to bet every single naira I will ever earn that he doesn’t even remember. But that’s a story for another day. I’m off to watch Beychella

Andre Blaze had previously issued a brief statement saying those who know him can attest they are not the actions of the person they know.

He would address the matter in full at a later date, he continued.

In the statement released by EbonyLife TV, CEO Mo Abudu said she’s concerned about the allegations and is determined to find the truth.

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