Junior Pope death: Actors Guild of Nigeria suspends movies involving boat rides

The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has taken a decisive step in light of the recent tragic boat accident that claimed the life of Nollywood actor Junior Pope and three crew members. The AGN has announced the suspension of all film productions involving riverine areas and boat rides until further notice.

This decision comes after actor Junior Pope and three crew members lost their lives in a boat mishap on the Anam River in Anambra. The incident occurred on the set of a movie titled ‘The Other Side of Life’, produced by Adamma Luke.

In a statement released by Emeka Rollas, the National President of AGN, it was declared that Thursday would be observed as “No Shoot Day” for all Nollywood filmmakers. Additionally, the film ‘The Other Side of Life’ has been suspended indefinitely.

Furthermore, no actor is permitted to work with Adamma Luke as a producer until further notice. The AGN is also continuing the search for the bodies of the remaining persons involved in the tragic incident.


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