For supporting the Nigerian film industry, the Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, Ishaku Abbo, has been honoured as the National Patron of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN).
The award was confered on the Senator at the “9th Biennial Lecture and Launching of Operation Last Dance; an advocacy film for the Nigerian Army,” held at the Ladi Kwali Hall, Sheraton Hotel and Towers Abuja’s on Wednesday.
The event gathered veteran actors and actresses, comedians, the Nigerian Army, governors, senators and other political office holders in Nigeria.
“I am happy to have been honoured as the National Patron of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), ” Senator Abbo said.
According to the senator, “The entertainment industry should be one of the drivers of our economy. We must, therefore, continue to support and nature it to reach its full potentials,” Abbo said.
“I will be supporting the current executive committee members of the AGN in advocacy for the benefit of all its members and Nigerians at large. Let’s all come together to support AGN and end piracy,” the Senator added.