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AGN bans riverine shoots, boat riding, declares April 11 “No Shoot Day” to honour late Junior Pope

AGN bans riverine shoots, boat riding, declares April 11 “No Shoot Day” to honour late Junior Pope

The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has banned the shooting of movies in riverine areas and also suspended film.producer, Adanma Luke following the death of actor, Junior Pope Odonwodo.

The AGN president, Emeka Rollas, gave the directive in a statement on Thursday.

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The move follows the tragic incident of boat mishap that claimed the life of Mr John Paul Odonwodo aka Junior Pope and four other crew members at the waterside of River Niger Cable point Asaba on 10 April 2024 on a movie set titled ‘The other side of Life’ produced by Adanma Luke.

He said the leadership of the Guild has taken the following decisions:

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(1) All films that involve riverine areas and boat riding are at this moment suspended indefinitely,

(2) no shoot on all locations Nationwide on Thursday, 11 April 2024.
“(3)The film titled ‘Another Side of Life’ is suspended indefinitely
(4) No actor is allowed to work with Adamma Luke as a producer till further notice.
(5) While we keep searching for the bodies of the remaining persons, may their souls rest in peace.”

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