The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), has felicitated with veteran screen and stage actor Mr. Segun Arinze over his emergence as the President of the Association of Voice Over Artistes of Nigeria (AVOA), which occurred recently.
NFC’s Managing Director/Chief Executive Dr. Chidia Maduekwe in a statement in Jos says that the emergence and victory at the election of Segun Arinze, from among several other practitioners is no surprise, given his track records and commitment to the growth of the Nigerian film industry which dates back to the late nineties. He further described Segun Arinze as one of Nigeria’s finest screen and stage stars having cut his teeth within the film industry in Nigeria. Dr. Maduekwe commended Segun for the giant strides and improvements he brought to bear during his tenure as National President of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN). Segun Arinze he said, has contributed in several other ways to the development of the nation’s film industry, especially in the area of impactful entrepreneurial capacity building for upcoming young Nigerians across the country, with focus on providing leap of successes and creative opportunities.
NFC, he said was optimistic that the fortunes of the Association and the welfare of its members will witness robust improvement during his tenure, maintaining that the Corporation will avail itself for engagements, collaboration and partnership with focus on creating enabling environment for capacity building, training and entrepreneurial development across the country.
The Nigerian Film Corporation, in recognition of his contributions through screen appearances, as Director of some Nollywood Films and as a Resource Person at several Film Production Master Classes; to the growth of the Nigerian film industry awarded him the ROCK OF FAME LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD during the 2020 edition of ZUMA Film Festival which took place in December at the Nigerian Airforce Conference Centre, Abuja.
Dr. Maduekwe wishes Segun Arinze and the entire New Executive Members of the Association the very best in office, assuring them of NFC’s goodwill at all times.