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Fred Amata, Beats Lancelot Imasuen, Others, To Emerge DGN President

Posted: Feb 27, 2016 at 6:53 am   /   by   /   comments (1)

Sam Anokam, Lagos

Prolific actor cum director, Fred Amata has emerged the President of the Directors Guild of Nigeria (DGN) after the election conducted in Asada, Delta State yesterday, February 26, 2016.

The veteran filmmaker was declared President-elect of the guild, after beating his close rival, Lancelot Imasuen with five votes to emerge the winner of the election. Amata got 48 votes, while Lancelot got 43 votes.

Meanwhile, Dickson Ireogbu and Kingsley Omoefe, got three and seven votes respectively. With his victory, Amata will succeed Andy Amenechi who resigned as the president of the guild prior to the election.
The new President had contested three times for the same position, before he finally held the trophy of victory yesterday.