The Abuja chapter of the entertainment industry yesterday held a candle light procession in honour of one of their colleagues Mr. Collins Adeyemi who passed on some dew weeks ago.
Musicians, Actors, Comedians, Media personalities, event managers and all that sum up entertainment industry took over some major streets on the Capital city to pay the last respect to their colleague.
brickwrites.com reports that they all speak in one voice as chairman, Actor’s guild of Nigeria, Agility Onwurah charged the industry to take the death of Mr. Adeyemi as a lesson and means to unify the industry by finding time to meet monthly so as to discuss the various problems affecting the growth of the industry.
While suing for peace and unity amongst members, he added that it is only when the members are united that the industry will move forward.
On his part, the governor, performing musician Employer Association of Nigeria PMAN, Solomon Nda-Isaiah described the death of his immediate past boss as a big shock not only to him but to the entertainment industry.
He added that Mr. Adeyemi death is a big lost to the industry.
High point of the event includes Street/candle light procession, praise and worship, musical and comedy performances by Abuja based entertainers. see more photos below
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He gained fame and recognition in the media through his first TV programme "Nigerian Roads" in the late 2000s and was nominated for the 2011 NBC awards.
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-Most outspoken Journalist, 2008 by (Department of Mass Communication, Fed. Poly, Bida)
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-Nigerian Goodwill Ambassador, 2014 by (Nigerian Goodwill Ambassador Agency).
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