Drug abuse: Nollywood slams ban on popular actor

The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has indefinitely suspended Nollywood actor Jerry Williams following his involvement in illicit substances.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by the national president of AGN, Emeka Rollas, MON, on Wednesday.

The statements reads; “The Guild has been monitoring his involvement in illicit substances since December last year, until it got out of hand and as it is now, he cannot be allowed to associate with other performers on set due to danger.

“He ought to have been suspended before now. But we decided to allow him go through minor treatments , which he has been defaulting overtimes. But at it stands now, Jerry is a risk not only to himself but also, other actors who might be acting alongside him on set.

“We, therefore, have decided to suspend him indefinitely until he gets a clean bill of health from a medical practitioner or a professional that handles drugs abuse.”