The President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas has disclosed that some actors within the business pay producers for position.
Emeka Rollas made this recognized whereas talking with Saturday Beats as he famous
that he typically has to beg actors to affix the guild.
“Since I took workplace because the president of the guild , essentially the most difficult a part of my job has been having to beg individuals to affix the AGN.”
“I spend some huge cash however the individuals one does these items for don’ t acknowledge one , except they’ve issues.”
“Actors actually need to grasp what it means to belong to a guild . There are numerous individuals in Nollywood who don ’ t perceive that performing is a profession.”
“If one doesn ’t perceive the business one is in, one would simply be tossed round.”
“Should you go to completely different locations in Nigeria at present, you’d discover some actors paying producers to present them roles ; as an alternative of issues being the opposite manner spherical.”
Rollas additionally maintained that some actors who criticised the AGN weren’t members of the guild.
He added, “ We aren’t in competitors with anyone however we are going to do as a lot as we are able to to carry everyone underneath one umbrella.”
“Should you assume Instagram is your platform, no downside. We are going to depart you there.”
”Each different day , we hear that an actor is sick someplace and folks name on the AGN ( to assist ) and I inform them I don ’t even know the particular person as a result of they’ve by no means recognized with the guild.”
“A few of them usually are not members they usually take pleasure in criticising the guild.”
“The final time we had such a problem , the nationwide public relations officer, Monalisa Chinda, gave a response.”
“If you wish to be a member , be part of us. Don’ t simply criticise us.”
“ If the criticism is in good religion , we might make amends . With good criticism , we are going to go far.”
“ We don ’t should take points with anyone . You can’t be within the business and refuse to affix the related our bodies. It’s an aberration.”
“Nonetheless, we are going to maintain creating consciousness and speaking to our individuals . ”