Veteran Nollywood actors Clemson Cornell and Cynthia Okereke have been reported kidnapped after a shooting session in Enugu.
Spokesperson of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) Monalisa Chinda announced on her Instagram page that the duo of Cornell and Okereke are missing.
Chinda stated that tghey were reportedly missing after their family members confirmed that they did not return from a film location at Ozalla Town, Enugu State.
She wtote: “Two members of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornel aka (Agbogidi) were reportedly missing after their family members confirmed they didn’t come back from a film Location at Ozalla Town, Enugu state.
“The two members were suspected to have been kidnapped and this has increased fear amongst members about safety of Actors filming in the country.
“In view of this sad development, the National President of the Guild, Ejezie Emeka Rollas has instructed all Actors to avoid going to outskirt of cities to film except full security cover is provided to ensure their safety.
“The National President is shocked over this ugly incident and urged the security agencies to speed up investigations that would lead to their safe rescue.
“He equally appeals to all members to pray for the safe return of the thespians.”
On his part, the National President of AGN, Emeka Rollas, urged members to avoid going to cities’ outskirts to film except full security was provided to ensure safety.