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Popular Nollywood actor suspended indefinitely from Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN)

AGN suspends actor Jerry Williams over drug abuse

The leaders of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, has suspended Nollywood actor, Jerry Williams, indefinitely over an abuse of drugs.

According to a statement released and signed by the National President of AGN, Mr Emeka Rollas, the association has been monitoring the steps of Jerry Williams since December and decided to suspend him from all movie set over his excessive misuse of illicit drugs.

The statement further explained that the leadership of AGN suspened Jerry Williams in order to avoid any situation on set that may cause danger to other actors.

The statement reads, “The Guild has been monitoring his involvement in illicit substances since December last year, until it got out of hand and as it is now, he cannot be allowed to associate with other performers on set due to danger.

“He ought to have been suspended before now, but we decided to allow him go through minor treatments, which he has been defaulting overtime. At it stands now, Jerry is a risk not only to himself, but also other actors who might be acting alongside him on set.

“We, therefore, have decided to suspend him indefinitely until he gets a clean bill of health from a medical practitioner or a professional that handles drugs abuse.’”


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