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Lagos Police Command Partners Actors Guild To Rid The State Of Quack Producers




The campaign against dubious producers and productions houses has received a major boost as the Lagos State Police Commissioner Edgal Imohimi has thrown his weight behind the campaign. The super cop gave this assurance at the congress of the Lagos State Chapter of the Guild where he spoke on the ‘Imperatives of Police Nollywood Partnership.’


The police commissioner who was represented by the State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Chike Oti said that Nollywood as Nigeria's biggest brand Export to the world needs the backing of the police to get rid of bad eggs in that are trying to paint the movie industry in bad light.  

"We Lagos Police Command is very concerned and worried about criminal elements who are masquerading as Actors and producers in the state and are either extorting or duping innocent citizens.  Lagos Police Command shall give you all the necessary support to curb this dangerous trend. There are relevant association for doctors and lawyers. Nollywood should not be an exception. Actors, producers,  directors and others should belong to relevant bodies in Nollywood for easy Indetification.
henceforth, if you have any information and locations of these elements, let us know and we shall give you protection to do your Job effectively. The CP said

The police commissioner also recommended the use of original police uniforms in movies to give good image and proper representation of the Police in movies. "We watch your movies and sometimes you do not portray the good image of the police. We have our style and discipline and you can only get it right if you do proper research or consult us. If you need training on the police operates, we will be willing to offer training to your Actors to make your movies better." The Lagos Police Commissioner assured. 


The event which held at the prestigious Ojez arena, National stadium Surulere, had in attendance the Board of Trustees Chairman of Actors Guild of Nigeria Prince Ifeanyi Dike, former President Ejike Asiegbu, veteran Actors TT Temple, Valentine Agwulonu, Tommy Oyewole, Ernest Esuzu Christian Paul, AGN National PRO, Frank Dallas, the Lagos State Chairman of Actors Guild of Nigeria, Don Pedro Aganbi, Vice Chairman, Dayo Amusa, PRO Karo Ogodo, Director Guild Services, Julius Omijie Assistant Secretary, Blessing Anthony Ani and others. 

In His remarks, AGN BOT Chairman, Prince Ifeanyi Dike thanked the Lagos Commissioner of Police Edgal Imohimi for effectively providing safety to Lagosians. "We are happy with your performance in Lagos State. Since you came on board we have been sleeping with our two eyes closed. We are also grateful for the partnership with the Lagos Chapter of Actors Guild of Nigeria to curb the menace of quack Auditions and Producers in Lagos who have been taking advantage of innocent Actors in the state." The AGN BOT Chairman noted.


High point of the event came when the Chairman, Actors Guild of Nigeria, Lagos Chapter Don Pedro Aganbi  presented to the Lagos State Commissioner of Police with the AGN Commendation Award in recognition of his excellent service in the police force and commitment to the fight against Crime. "CP Edgal Imohimi you are an Acknowledged champion in fight against criminality in the Nigerian Security space.
Your Courage, determination and commitment to make Lagos State a safe haven has earned you lots of accolades. You are etching your footprints on the marble of time for the good of society" Aganbi noted.

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