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Actor Moses Armstrong Suspended Indefinitely By Actors Guild Of Nigeria Following New Discovery On His [email protected] Case

Actor Moses Armstrong Suspended Indefinitely By Actors Guild Of Nigeria Following New Discovery On His [email protected] Case

Embattled Nollywood actor, Moses Armstrong has officially been suspended by the Actors Guild of Nigeria following his rape case.

This was revealed in a statement signed by Emeka Rollas, who is the national president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria.

It could be recalled that the actor was arrested by men of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command for allegedly defiling a 16-year-old girl.

Actor Moses Armstrong Suspended Indefinitely By Actors Guild Of Nigeria Following New Discovery On His Rape Case

After new facts emanated from the investigation of the case, the Actors Guild Of Nigeria has placed the actor on suspension.

According to the statement, which was released by Actress Monalisa Chinda Coker, the guild’s Public Relations Officer, the decision has to be taken as the guild is against violation of women, such as rape, molestation and all form of abuse.

It revealed that if Actor Moses Armstrong goes against the suspension rules, disciplinary measures will be stipulated.

The statement reads;

“Actor Moses Armstrong has been placed on indefinite suspension by the National Executive Committee of the Actors Guild of Nigeria over his arrest by the police on allegation of raping a minor.”

Actor Moses Armstrong Suspended Indefinitely By Actors Guild Of Nigeria Following New Discovery On His Rape Case

“Actors Guild of Nigeria has been in the forefront of advocacy against violation of women, such as rape, molestation and all form of abuse therefore, the allegation against Moses Armstrong is capable of tarnishing the good image and reputation of our noble Guild if urgent action is not taken in accordance with the constitutional provisions of the Guild

“In a suspension letter signed by the Ejezie Emeka Rollas, the actor’s suspension was based on facts emanating from the preliminary investigations conducted by the Guild on the allegation.

“The National President, also noted that it is a sad development but nobody is above the law, especially on rape and abuse of women.

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“Though it is our duty to protect our members when it comes to serious allegations, the law will have to take its course.

“While on suspension the actor is not expected to participate in any film production or Guild activities.

“He also stated that, The National/State Chapter Task Forces have been mandated to monitor all film locations and production sets in the country as violation of the suspension rules may lead to further stiff disciplinary measures as stipulated by the AGN constitution.”

Not that Armstrong until his arrest, was a Special Assistant to the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel. The father of three lost his wife and colleague, Rita Armstrong, in 2018.

Read the statement below;

Actor Moses Armstrong Suspended Indefinitely By Actors Guild Of Nigeria Following New Discovery On His Rape Case

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