Steve Eboh AGN sets up caretaker committee, appoints actor chairman

Set up to redeem the guild, other members of the caretaker committee include Bob Manuel Udokwu, Ernest Obi, Vitalis Ndubuisi, Rita Edochie among others.

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Nollywood veteran Steve Eboh has been appointed chairman of the Actors Guild of Nigeria Caretakers Committee.

He was appointed during a stakeholders’ congress convened by Chairman AGN Abuja, Agility Onwurah.

The congress which held in Awka, Anambra State over the weekend, set up the committee to redeem the guild following its crisis earlier this year.

According to a statement issued by the guild, the essence of the meeting was to discuss and seek a lasting solution to the lingering crisis in the Guild, and the need to constitute a solid structure to resuscitate the guild.

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Steve Eboh

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Other members of the committee include, Hakeem Rhaman (Vice Chair­man), Renell Badejo (Secretary), Bob Emmanuel Udokwu (Adviser), Ochendo Mc Smith (PRO), Rita Tony Edochie (Member), Ernest Obi (Member), Vitalis Ndubisi (Member), Zenith Abubarka (Member), Rita Daniels (Member) and Edith Irabor (Member).

Delivering his acceptance speech, Eboh promised to bring the guild to an enviable height.

"We promise to bring the guild to an enviable height and to conduct a credible National election within three months," he said.

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Eboh had contested for the AGN President position in 2012, but lost to Ibinabo Fiberesima.

On April 4, 2016, Emeka Ike was announced as the interim president of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), pending its elections in 2018.

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