AGN appoints Sam Dede head of Disciplinary Committee




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The Actors Guild Nigeria (AGN), has appointed veteran Nollywood thespian, Sam Dede, as its Disciplinary-.

Monalisa Chinda-Coker, the guild’s Communications, disclosed this in a .

According to her, the disciplinary is saddled the of ensuring law and order in the body and to ensure that actors uphold ethical standards.


Chinda-Coker listed other members of the as: Lilian Amah-Aluko, Secretary, Tricia Esigbe, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Adigizi Bala, Clarion Chukwura, and Funsho Adeolu

She said the National President of the guild, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, had inaugurated two other committees to help to re-organise the .

“This is in a bid to position the guild to meet the aspirations of members in line international best practice, and to improve the standard of the acting profession.’’

Chinda-Coker named the committees as Harmonization Committee’ andCommittee Establishment of the Women Crisis Institute’.


She explained that the harmonisation committee is chaired by ace Comedian Okey Bakasi, adding it constituted to harmonise recommendations of past committees the ultimate aim of producing a handbook for members.

According to her, other members of the harmonisation committee are: Joke Silva, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Bimbo Manuel, Ijeoma Imoh and Marcus Maina with Don Pedro Aganbi as the secretary.

She said that the committee the establishment of women crisis Institute is saddled with the of helping the National Council of Nigerian Women Societies in raising to start the institute.

“This committee is chaired by Ronnie Dikko and Chidi Okafor as the Secretary is designed to take care of women are of rape, sexual molestations and gender-based violence.

“Other members are Kate Henshaw, Keppy Ekpeyong -Bassey, AJility Onwurah, Kareem and Hajia Salma, Desmond Elliot and Femi Branch, among others.

Chinda-Coker added that the committee on the establishment of the women crisis institute also has Shan George, Chris Oge Kalu, Rita Daniels, Blossom Chukwujekwu and Oby Okafor as members.

Chinda-Coker quoted the guild’s president urging members to join hands with him to build a “virile Guild for all’’.

(NAN)