With the spate of ailing Nollywood practitioners among various other entertainers rising by the day, which has given rise to the emergence of a new group known as Save Nollywood Actors Foundation (SNAF) and led by fellow thespians Rita Edochie, Ejiro Okurame, Chioma Okoye and Emeka Ojukwu (Torino). The group, which made progress with the recent support from the governor of Abia State, towards the treatment of one of the oldest cases in the industry, Prince James Uche, has again gotten another encouraging financial support from a popular Lagos pastor.
The Senior Pastor of the Mountain of Liberation and Miracles Ministry, Ojodu, Lagos, Dr. Chris Okafor, had during a thanksgiving service recently, announced the donation of the sum of N3.5m to support the treatment of these ailing artistes.
According to Emeka Ojukwu, the group is taking the bull by the horn in a bid to ensure that these artistes do not lose their lives and called on other well-meaning Nigerians to support these talents with their widows might.
Among the ill entertainers to benefit from the cash gift are Prince James Uche, Obi Madubogwu, Romeo Casual, Romanus Amuta (Natty), Fregene Nicholas, Tunde Alabi, Emma Ugolee, Victor Olaitor, Jude Oteka, Harry B, Amaechi Monagor, Patience Oseni, Theodore Anyanji, Tony Akposheri and Ernest Azuzu, Victor Eze, Adedayo Liadi, Victoria C.Ndubuaku, Frank Ibisidor Asiyai, Tommy Oyewole, Promise Nnaji, Sadiq Daba and Gbenga Peters.