Emeka Rising has emerged as Chairman of the Actors Guild of Nigeria Lagos Chapter.
Rising, defeated the incumbent Moji Oyetayo 95 to 31 votes in the election conducted on Thursday May 27, at the events hall of the Rita Lori hotel Surulere.
The electoral body AGNEC chairman, Seyi Copperfield, stated the election was the most transparent, open and fair election in the history of the Lagos Guild.
Local and international observers also certified the election as very peaceful and innovative as it was devoid of rancour and contention by both contestants and their supporters.
Other executives elected in the election are as follows;
Vice Chairman – Bukky Fagbuyi
Babajide Ogunlana – General Secretary
Olamileka Ojora-Akanbi – PRO/Director of Communication
Emmanuel Onyika – Director of Guild Services
Shedrac Itua – Chief Whip
Julius Omijie – Treasurer
Joan Chioma Obi – Assistant Secretary
The newly elected Lagos executive will be sworn-in on Wednesday June 9, 2021 in Lagos.
Actors Guild of Nigeria, Lagos chapter is the mother and model of all other Guilds in Nigeria.