AGN patron Sen Abbo donates N367k to Nollywood amidst removal rumour

AGN patron Sen Abbo donates N367k to Nollywood amidst removal rumour

- Nigerian Senator Elisha Abbo has donated N367, 000 to Nolloywood despite the calls for his removal as the patron of the Actors Guild of Nigeria

- Actresses Kate Henshaw and Hilda Dokubo demanded that the senator disengaged from the position

- Senator Abbo donated the money at a recent event held by the movie industry

Nigerian senator Elisha Abbo does not seem to be perturbed by the call for his removal as the patron of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) as he recently performed one of his duties to the union.

Actors Guild of Nigeria is a professional body that regulates and represents the affairs of the film industry both within and outside the country.

In a video shared online, a gathering of many people with some familiar faces in the movie industry was spotted. An unseen voice in the background of the video announced that Senator Abbo just donated the sum of N367, 000 to the movie industry.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that veteran actress Hilda Dokubo raised an alarm after the Nigerian senator was appointed as the patron of AGN. She called for his removal, noting that he was unfit to represent the entertainment industry.

Another actress Kate Henshaw also joined Dokubo in calling for the disengagement of Senator Abbo but the president of the union Emeka Rolla has refused.

Despite the call for his removal, Senator Abbo performs his first responsibility.

Check out the video below:

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In other news, Legit.ng earlier reported that Uche Maduagwu spoke on Senator Elisha Abbo's appointment as AGN patron. Uche Maduagwu took to his social media page to let his colleagues know his stance over the matter. According to him, the senator is God sent to the union, noting that he has been destined to be the patron.

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Stating that Kate Henshaw was free to share her opinion, he reminded her that the thoughts of the majority would be considered above hers. Noting that no human being is perfect, the actor said that a man cannot be defined by a mistake he made in the past. He stated that it was not a bad idea to have the senator who allegedly donates 20 percent of his salary to the disabled in Nigeria.

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