The newly elected executives of Imo State Chapter of Actors Guild of Nigeria led by actress Nneoma Ukpabi, on Saturday, November 18, 2017, paid a courtesy visit on the Senior Special Assistant on Entertainment to Imo State Governor, Hon. Chukwunonye Irouno, to present themselves and also assure the state government of their unalloyed loyalty.
In the meeting which took place at the Government House Owerri, the AGN members who were led by veteran Nollywood actor Tom Njemanze, thanked the state government for the provision of Imo International Convention Center IICC as the venue for their election as well as the accompanying security officers.
In his speech, Tom Njemanze, disclosed that the essence of the visit was to familiarize with the state government for massively supporting the body during and after the election and also to present the newly elected executives to them.
The newly elected Chairperson, Mrs. Nneoma Ukpabi also thanked Imo State Government, pledging to solidly work with them in achieving all the visions of the government for the entertainment industry in the state.
The Senior Special Assistant on Entertainment to Io State Governor, Hon. Chukwunonye Irouno, welcomed the Imo AGN leaders and hailed them for the peaceful manner with which they conducted their elections at the Imo International Convention Center IICC.
Hon. Irouno further pledged to work with them to ensure the growth of the movie industry in the state as well as ensuring that the vision of His Excellency Owelle Rochas Okorocha to develop the entertainment sector in the state is achieved.
Earlier, the newly elected excos were blessed by veteran actor, Chief Pete Edochie in Owerri Imo State. In the meeting, the veteran actor prayed for the new leaders to do exploits and also urged them to carry their members along, while staying out of trouble.
He prayed that more marketers will start visiting Imo State and that soon, the movie industry of the state will make both national and global impacts that will reposition both the actors and everyone in the movie industry to a new level. He then declared and prophesied that their tenure prosperous and successful.
The newly elected executives are:
1. Chairman – Nneoma Ukpabi
2. Vice Chairman – Chikodi Nwafor F
3. Secretary – Kenneth Peters
4. Asst. Secretary – Ken Anoruo
5. DGS – Angelo De Tadi
6. P.R.O – Ogali Emenike
7. Chief Whip – Uche Madumere