…to organise “Nite of Tribute,” befitting burial
By Theresa Moses
Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), an umbrella union that regulates and represents the affairs of film actors in Nigeria and abroad is raising funds to give Veteran Actress, Chief Rachel Etabuno Oniga a befitting burial and support her immediate family.
As a result, the national body has set up a Committee to raise funds, championed by the Vice President, Southwest, Chief Femi Branch, who doubles as an active member of Lagos state Chapter.
It was revealed that donation should be paid to Account Number: 0231171925; Account Name: SLEEK INITIATIVE with GT BANK.
A subtle statement by the Chairman appeals to all actors to contribute at least #1,000 (One thousand naira) which is a constitutional obligation to all members to “support our veteran’s burial.
“Those who can contribute more please, don’t hesitate. God always blesses a cheerful giver. Let us show love to our departed legend by paying up our levy. It’s Mama Rachael Oniga today; no one knows the hour it will happen to anyone else. Let us be prepared by doing the right thing and making up with our God at all times,” he reiterated.
The Actors who are also organising a “Nite of Tribute” for the late iconic actress, according Femi Branch, calls on all members to attend the Nollywood Nite of Tributes for Chief Rachel Etabuno Oniga on Saturday, 21st August, 2021 at Blue Roof Top, LTV Premises, Agidingbi Road, Coca-Cola Bus stop, Ikeja, Lagos, by 3:00 pm with the Dress Code: “All White.
“With support from Lagos State Ministry of Information, Lagos State Ministry of Culture and Tourism, all Nollywood Guilds and Associations and Committee of Friends are fully involved.
Branch reminded members to always stay safe at all times by maintaining maximum health consciousness and observing the Covid-19 guidelines to the latter. The battle is far from being over as the world is experiencing the third and most deadly wave in the history of the pandemic.