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Nollywood stars Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornell have reportedly been abducted by suspected gunmen after returning from a movie set in Enugu.
Monalisa Chinda of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) disclosed the information on her Instagram page.
She stated that the film stars were declared missing by their family members when they didn’t return from a movie set located at Ozalla Town in Enugu State.
The National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) advised members to stop going to cities’ outskirts to film unless security was provided.
The statement reads: “Two members of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornel aka (Agbogidi) were reportedly missing after their family members confirmed they didn’t come back from a film Location at Ozalla Town, Enugu state.”
“The two members were suspected to have been kidnapped and this has increased fear amongst members about the safety of Actors filming in the country.”
“In view of this sad development, the National President of the Guild, Ejezie Emeka Rollas has instructed all Actors to avoid going to the outskirt of cities to film except full security cover is provided to ensure their safety.”
“The National President is shocked over this ugly incident and urged the security agencies to speed up investigations that would lead to their safe rescue.”
“He equally appeals to all members to pray for the safe return of the thespians.”
Source: The Nation