- Rita Edochie has been appointed as Actors Guild of Nigeria’s women leader.
- The veteran actress excitedly took to Instagram to share the good news, appreciating her colleagues for finding her worthy.
- Rita Edochie also promised to do her best in her new position.
Veteran Nigerian film actress, Rita Edochie has been appointed as the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, women leader.
The actress made this known in a post shared on her Instagram page.
While expressing her commitment to upholding the AGN’s standards with the guidance of God, she appreciated the guild for entrusting her with the responsibility. Rita Edochie wrote:
“I thank the Actors Guild of Nigeria for finding me worthy of occupying the position of women leader/welfare of members.
“As the AGN women leader, I promise to do my best to keep the flag flying with the help of God almighty, together we move on.”
This comes after Rita Edochie emphatically stated that she won’t contribute a dime for any of her colleagues if they fall ill due to their unhealthy choices.
The veteran actress then issued a warning to her Nollywood colleagues over their lifestyle. She warned them to stop their unhealthy habits because when it starts affecting them in the future, she will not contribute financially.
The actress said those who smoke and drink excessively will not get any financial support from her if they develop health challenges.
Rita Edochie added that there are warnings everywhere about the dangers of smoking, yet they do not heed the warnings
In other news, veteran actress Ethel Ekpe is dead. The thespian played the role of Segi in Basi and Company, a sitcom that ran on Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) from 1986 to 1990.
The University of Calabar graduate reportedly died of cancer on Monday.
Director general of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) Dr Shaibu Husseini announced Ethel Ekpe’s death in a Facebook post on Monday night.