|Saraki and Nollywood stars|
The kind gesture was made during a courtesy visit by members of the guild at the Lagos residence of Saraki.
While briefing the number three citizen about the recently launched AGN Foundation which is mandated to generate a Five Hundred Million Naira endowment (N500m) fund for ailing actors and also to engage in community development project, President of AGN, Mr. Ejezie Emeka Rollas said:
|Saraki addressing the movie stars|
"In the recent past the guild have lost prominent veteran actors to serious illnesses due to certain medical conditions which could have been averted if there was a medium or platform set aside to harness the strength of the association to fund medical treatment of our own or a source for funding from philanthropist or Nigerians to help rescue their legends.
|Emeka Rollas, Segun Arinze|
In his response, elated Saraki who described the actors as great ambassadors of the country promised to initiate all necessary legislative structure to make the movie practitioners have conducive environment to ply their craft.
|Chinwetalu Agu, Ebere Okaru|
"Because we don’t recognize your talent and the kind of people we have, I would like to change that not because of you but because the country needs it. This is a decent industry. The economy will not grow by chance. But, it's my belief that if duly supported.
|Saraki and Emeka Rollas|
Other actors who accompanied Rollas include Former AGN president, Ejike Asiegbu; Former AGN president, Zack Orji; Chiwetalu Agu, Wash Waziri Hong; Uma Shehu; Ebele Okaro; Mona Lisa Chinda Coker; Ayo Binta Mogaji;Former President of Association of Movie Producers (AMP) Zik Zulu Okafor; Lilian Bach; Ronnie Dikko (member of committee and S.A.to National President on AGN Conference); Nkech Nnaji; Chita Agwu Jonhson; Mirabel Etuk; Benedict Johnson; Prince Ifeanyi Dike (Chairman BoTAGN); Frank Dallas (National PRO); St. Maradonna M Johnson (National Treasurer) among others.
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