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AGN: Nollywood stars backing celebration candidates not representing us

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In opposition to the backdrop of current go to to All Progressive Congress, APC, presidential candidate Bola Tinubu in Abuja, by some notable actors, the Nationwide Govt Committee of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, has warned its members to desist from doing something that may jeopardize the curiosity and function of the guild.

The guild additionally has referred to as on all Presidential candidates to return out with their blueprints on how one can develop the artistic trade.

Rising from a one-day essential assembly, AGN-NEC stated as a non-political and non-profit making affiliation, the guild can’t overtly help or marketing campaign for any candidate within the forthcoming common elections.

AGN-NEC nonetheless famous that particular person members have the appropriate to marketing campaign for, help, promote and even endorse any candidate of their alternative. It, nonetheless, warned that such particular person members don’t signify the curiosity of the guild and should not communicate in a fashion of representing the actors’ physique.

AGN-NEC then threatened to sanction any member who violates the order accordingly.

In the meantime, the Nationwide President, Ejezie Emeka Rollas has suggested members of the guild to take into cognisance the manifesto of the varied celebration candidates for the artistic trade particularly, on how one can develop Nollywood earlier than giving their help. AGN-NEC has additionally expressed its resolve to embark on varied enlightenment campaigns to sensitize Nigerians additional on the necessity to have a peaceable nationwide election in February 2023. Recall that some actors together with Zack Orji, Saidi Balogun, Foluke Daramola, Benedict Johnson and Mild Jack just lately paid a go to to All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu in Abuja.