Actors Guild Visits British Equity…Seals Twinning Arrangements Deal

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Steve Eboh, Princess Rita, Ian Birritt, National President Emeka Rollas, Chita Agwu Johnson and Stephen Spence

President of Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ejezie Emeka Rollas led a delegation to a crucial meeting with Equity, the British Association for stage and screen performers on Wednesday.

The meeting according to the guild’s Public Relations Officer, Monalisa Chinda-Coker was held at the Equity office in London where issues bothering on twinning arrangements, working relationships were discussed.

Ian Barritt, Vice President of Equity who represented the President praised the leadership qualities and giant strides of the AGN President, Emeka Rollas whom he described as a dynamic leader.

He disclosed that Equity has been monitoring the activities of the AGN in the last couple of years and were worried over the crisis that lingered in the guild but extremely happy that Mr. Rollas was able to restore peace at last.

He further stated that they were delighted with the outcome of the peaceful conduct of the national election held in Uyo in November this year.

Actor Ian Birritt Vice President Equity; National President Emeka Rollas; Deputy General Secretary of Stephen Spence and Steve Eboh

The Deputy President concluded that Equity is willing to go into twinning arrangements with the AGN.

In his address, the National President of AGN, enumerated the overall benefits and vistas of opportunities that would be thrown open for AGN members through the twinning arrangements with Equity. He maintained that the present Executives of AGN are committed and focused with requisite experience to reposition the guild.

He thanked the Executives of Equity for the grand reception accorded the AGN delegation.

Top Equity Executives present at the meeting included Stephen Spence, Deputy General Secretary and Ann Louis head of women advocacy, while on the Entourage of the AGN President are, Steve Eboh, Johnson Agwu Chita and Princess Rita Akpojotor.

The two unions agree to finalize the twinning arrangements by the first quarter of next year.


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