The National Caretaker Committee Chairman of Actors Guild of Nigeria Mr Steve Eboh, popularly known as AJEBOH has thanked Nollywood stakeholders for inaugurating a ‘Save a Soul’ campaign to raise funds for ailing actors.
The campaign was organised by Filmmakers Welfare Organisation of Nigeria, FWON, in collaboration with Brekete Family, a popular radio reality show that addresses humanitarian and other issues.
Steve congratulated the National President of FWON, Sunday Awoji, for such an initiative as they rally around to raise funds for the medical treatment of two Nollywood veteran actors: Prince James Uche and Romanus Amunta, popularly known as Natty.
According to Awoji, the duo are in need of N15 million each to secure adequate medical treatment. “Uche is presently hospitalised in Lagos due to kidney related ailment and urgently needs to be taken to India for a transplant. Amunta is also critically down with paralysis in Enugu State.”
Steve who led Elder Bruno Iwuoha, Francis Duru, Agility Onwurah Chairman of Abuja chapter, Zenith Abubakar Sokoto state chairman and other actors /Actresses for the event opined that it is clear that the immediate past Guild authorities did not put down any structure to sustain the Guild which led to going cap in hand begging for funds to treat her own.
The rally which took place in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja saw a large mass of movie producers, actors, fans and other entertainment stakeholders.