AGN declares April 11 ‘No Shoot Day ” to honour Junior Pope, suspends films that involve riverine areas 

Following the unfortunate death of actor Junior Pope and three other crew members who died in a boat mishap on a River in Anambra State on Wednesday, Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has declared Thursday as “No Shoot Day” for all Nollywood filmmakers.

Pix- Junior Pope

National President of AGN, Emeka Rollas  in a statement on Thursday said the  incident happened on a movie set titled ‘’The other side of Life’’, produced by Adamma Luke.

The statement read:

“Following the tragic incident of a boat mishap that claimed the life of  Junior Pope and three other crew members at waterside of River Niger Cable point Asaba on 10th of April, all films that involve riverine areas and boat riding is hereby
suspended indefinitely.

“No Shoot on all locations nationwide on Thursday, 11th April 2024 and the film titled “The other side of Life” is suspended indefinitely.

“Also, no actor is allowed to work with Adamma Luke as a producer till further notice, while we keep searching for the bodies of the remaining persons.

“May their souls rest in peace,” he said.

Author- Maureen Ikpeama

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