Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornel, alias Agbogidi, two well-known Nollywood actresses and AGN members
who were kidnapped in an Enugu suburb twenty-four hours ago, have been contacted by their captors.
The actors’ families confirmed they did not arrive home from a filming site in Ozalla Town, Enugu state,
on Thursday, therefore their disappearance was reported.
The actors are popular for several movies filmed both in Delta state and Enugu that
The kidnappers are asking for a bulk sum of cash in dollars,
And this is according to Emeka Rollas, national president of the AGN, who spoke to Premium Times on Saturday.
“The kidnappers have made contact with the families and are demanding the sum of $100,000.
We pray to God for his intervention and for Him to put confusion in their midst.
“We are also working closely with the different security operatives,
but we are not sure what to expect from them because the same thing is happening everywhere in the country.”
Mr. Rollas also added that Guild members are coordinating closely with the victims’ relatives
and law enforcement to achieve their safe release.
Meanwhile the AGN President Mr. Rollas said rhat the Guild had instructed its members
to take proper security precautions in their locations and to refrain from shooting outside of the city
as part of efforts to prevent a recurrence.
The news of the kidnap of Cynthia Okereke and Clemson Cornel hit the internet Iate Friday Night and this has raised concerns amongst the AGN members