The Actors Guild Of Nigeria (AGN) has announced that all its activities nationwide has been cancelled since yesterday, February 20, 2020, to Saturday, February 22, 2020, in honour of Nollywood actor Frank Dallas who passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
Frank Dallas was an actor cum movie producer and a former Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Lagos chapter.
He first featured in the 1994 movie ‘Black Maria’ as an actor. He later went on to feature in numerous movies including ‘Agony Of A Mother,’ ‘A Night To Remember,’ ‘Emotional Pain’ and many others.
The current PRO of AGN, Monalisa Chinda defeated him to emerge AGN national PRO in an election held in 2019.
He reportedly died in his hotel room on Wednesday while attending a summit in Umuahia, Abia State.
While announcing his death on Thursday, the AGN through Monalisa Chinda instructed all the state chapters of the body to open a condolence register in honour of the late actor as from Monday, February 24, 2020.
Chinda also announced via a press statement issued on Thursday that the AGN would dedicate the February edition of its monthly meetings to Frank Dallas.
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The AGN statement reads:
“With a heart full of sorrow, we announce the sudden death of the immediate past National PRO of GNU, Frank Dallas Ebulukwu.
“The National President of AGN, Ejezie Emeka Rollas has declared three days of national mourning and prayers across all State Chapters including FCT Abuja.’
“In view of this, all official activities of the Guild at all levels are hereby cancelled for three days.
“State Chapter Chairmen are instructed to open condolence register in his honour from Monday, 24/02/2020.
“Monthly meeting for February is dedicated to mourning and prayers. We shall be guided accordingly while we await further directives and burial arrangements from the family. May his gentle soul rest in peace.”