Active members of the Directors Guild of Nigeria(DGN) have paid a courtesy visit to Hon. Prince Ned Munir Nwoko, the Chairman and Founder of Prince Ned Nwoko Foundation, the initiators of Africa’s biggest malaria eradication project.
The Nollywood celebrities and Directors visited the philanthropist, Billionaire Businessman and Humanitarian in Abuja yesterday to seek his support for the industry as the association celebrates its 20years of active operations.
Amongst the Actors and Actresses who visited Hon. Prince Ned Nwoko was Desmond Elliot, Fred Amata, Segun Arinze, Bimbo Akintola AMD other notable Nollywood personalities. During the meeting with the charimastic and iconic leader, the Nollywood celebrities reiterated their commitments and interest to remain advocates and ambassadors of the Malaria Eradication Project in Africa which his Foundation flagged off recently and also intimated Hon. Ned on their interest to make him one the Patrons of DGN.
They also notified him of their appreciation to his efforts in ensuring the steady growth and development of the movie industry in Nigeria, stressing that the association will be presenting him an award of impact for his contributions to Nollywood and the entertainment industry in general.
While speaking with members of Directors Guild of Nigeria, Hon. Ned spotlighted some of his experiences during the Antarctica Expedition, which was to create awareness on the malaria eradication project in Africa, as well as meet with scientists from across the world to negotiate prospective strategies in ameliorating the devastating situation of malaria attacks and illness in Africa. He briefed them on his trip to the Antarctica, as members of DGN pledged to be supportive of the project in Nigeria.
Hon. Nwoko however appreciated them for visiting him and pledging their devotion to the support of his malaria campaign. He assured them of his undiluted efforts in assisting and remaining committed in promoting the nollywood industry. Members of the body also thanked the Politician for the reception and acceptance of their request.