The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the new leadership was elected on Tuesday night in Benin City, Edo State at the end of the 2022 Nollywood Actors Summit.
No fewer than 120 delegates from 20 states voted in the election held at the Victor Uwaifo Creative Hub.
The election was overseen by NEC Chairman Steve Eboh and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the confraternity, Emma Ogugua.
Emeka Rollas was re-elected as the national president of the union, while Nazareth Jesse, Marcus Maina, Bukky Fagbuyi, Clement Anigbo, Moklese Osain were the vice presidents for North-Central, North-East, South-West, South-East and South-South respectively.
Abubakar Sanusi won his bid to become the General Secretary of the AGN, while Chelsea Nwodo was the Assistant Secretary of the guild.
Other executives elected are Emeka Duru as Financial Secretary, Oby Okafor as Treasurer, David Akuma as Director of Guild Services and Kea Adams as Provost.
On behalf of the new executives, Rollas said the new management will build on AGN’s successes over the past three years and will be committed to the well-being of its members.
He therefore appealed to members across the country to shun all divisive tendencies and work with the new leadership to build a formidable guild.
“Today I can say that everything we have done in the last three years has been to lay the foundations, so let us come together and build on the successes we have achieved so far,” he said.
Rollas, who was first elected as the national president of the AGN in 2019, said the date for the inauguration of the new board would be announced soon.