BY ESE DIBEBI
After emerging as the president-elect of the Directors Guild of Nigeria (DGN) on Friday, Fred Amata has been congratulated by his counterpart at the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Ibinabo Fiberesima.
Amata saw off competition from Lancelot Imasuen, Kingsley Omefe and Dickson Ireogbu.
In her message through the actors guild’s PRO, Moji Oyetayo, Fiberesima, pledged the support of the AGN to DGN.
“The National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Chief Ibinabo Fiberesima on behalf of the National Executive Committee and the entire members heartily congratulate the newly elected President of the Directors Guild of Nigeria, DGN, Fred Amata and his Executives for their victory at the just concluded DGN election.
“We pledge our total support to the leadership of DGN as we continue to partner to uplift Nollywood through internal institutionalised reorganisation of various arms of film making for the betterment of practitioners.
“We believe in your passion and strategic vision for the Directors Guild of Nigeria in particular and Nollywood in general.
“We pray that Almighty God will give you the necessary energy, health and wisdom to move DGN to an enviable position in the industry,” the message read.
Amata takes over from Andy Amenechi.