AGN Holds Candlelight Service For Late Nollywood Veterans, Mr Ibu, Zuku Adigwe, Others In Abuja

Date: 18-06-2024 2:03 pm (3 weeks ago) | Author: Mister Jay Wonder
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The Nigerian film industry, Nollywood, gathered in solemn remembrance as the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) organized a poignant candlelight procession to honor the memories of late veterans John Okafor, Amaechi Muonagor, and Zulu Adigwe at Unity Fountain in Abuja on Monday night.

Led by Emeka Rollas, National President of AGN, the procession drew veteran actors including Kenneth Okonkwo, Zack Orji, and Sidney Idiala, alongside fans and friends of the departed icons. The event, marked by heartfelt tributes and prayers, aimed to celebrate the legacies of these actors who contributed significantly to Nigerian cinema.

Mercy Salma, FCT Mayor of AGN, expressed the significance of the gathering, stating, "These Nollywood veterans brought smiles to the faces of Nigerians and beyond during their lifetime. This procession is our way of honoring their contributions and preserving their memories."

Emeka Rollas underscored the solidarity within the actors' guild, reflecting on the shared moments and impact of the late thespians. He emphasized the importance of legacy and how these actors will be remembered for their talents and dedication to their craft.

Kenneth Okonkwo, a prominent figure in Nollywood, praised the commitment and passion of the late actors, attributing their success to their genuine love for acting. He urged younger artists to prioritize excellence over immediate financial gains to leave a lasting imprint on the industry.

The ceremony concluded with prayers for the souls of the departed and for the continued prosperity of Nollywood, as well as for peace and unity in Nigeria.

The candlelight procession served as a poignant reminder of the profound influence these actors had on Nigerian cinema and their enduring legacy within the entertainment industry.

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