Hon. Bobby Michaels, the Special Adviser to Imo State Governor on Entertainment has taken a bold step to solve the leadership rift in Imo State Chapter of Actors Guild of Nigeria AGN.
Having assumed office few weeks ago, Hon. Bobby Michaels who has been harping on loyalty from entertainers, returned the gesture by ensuring that the Actors Guild of Nigeria which he is also a member of, finds peace.
In a meeting at Bingo Center on Tuesday, Hon. Michaels told members of the guild that he has heard so much about their negativities, calling on them to come together and work as a team.
He said he will not be taking sides in the matter and will only settle the rift with the laws of the guild.
He hailed leaders of all the factions, especially Nneoma Ukpabi whom he described as a strong woman, understanding that only strong women can lead organizations like Imo AGN.
After the peace talks, Barr. Everistus Ihejirika, who is the Chairman of the interim executive appointed by the National Leadership of AGN, was unanimously accepted as the leader of the guild in Imo State.
Hon. Bobby Michaels charged them to be loyal to their leaders, while also calling on the leaders to be good example to their followers.
# It’s Just Misunderstanding, Not Crisis – Barr. Ihejirika
Barr. Everistus Ihejirika while speaking to www.otowngist.com after the meeting, said has never had issues with anyone, adding that he had always maintained that the power tussle in the was as a result of a little misunderstanding and can never be regarded as crisis.
He said he knew it would be settled, adding that in such situation, only a neutral person can handle it.
He thanked Hon. Bobby Michaels for stepping into the matter, saying that he has saved the guild time and then can now move on.
Barr. Ihejirika called on all members of the guild to come together, as he is only a temporary leader who will step down once the elections are conducted very soon.
# Members Hail Hon. Michaels Charisma
Members of AGN have hailed the charismatic approach Hon. Bobby Michaels has been implementing in the execution of the tasks in his office.
They called on him to be steadfast as there would be more huddles to cross along the line.
“There are lots of issues in Imo State and we thank him for solving this one. He will be solving others by the grace of God, all he needs is to remain calm and focused in the discharge of his duties”, the member said.