Audio Visual Rights Society of Nigeria (AVRS) has reconstituted its management board in line with its extant laws.
Former President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Ejike Asiegbu, and actress who is the current Public Relations Officer of the AGN, Monalisa Chinda Coker, were elected into the board’s membership.
Ejike and Coker, according to a statement signed by the society’s Acting General Manager, Olubukola Adeyemi, were elected at the AVRS 5th Annual General Meeting which held on November 4 at the Lagos Airport Hotel Banquet Hall.
At the AGM, elections were also conducted to fill the 12 new vacant positions in accordance to Article 6 of the organisation’s memorandum and articles of association, which provides for the election of three directors for each of the four categories of its membership.
At the peaceful elections conducted by Lagos top legal firm, Creative Legal, and supervised by its Principal Partner, Mr. Justin Ige, the following were elected to the AVRS Management Board: Mahmood Ali-Balogun, Jide Kosoko, Ejike Asiegbu, Monalisa Chinda, Yemi Solade, Sani Mauzu, Nobert Ajaegbu, Ahmad Sarari, Olurotimi Aina-Kusoro, Tunji Ojetola, Iyen Obaseki-Omoruyi, Peddie Okao.
All resolutions passed at the AGM were approved and ratified by the General Assembly including the reduction of the members of the Board from 15 to 12, giving equal representation to the four categories of membership; dissolution and reconstitution of the AVRS Board; re-appointment of Olukayode Timehin & Co. as auditors, the Directors were authorized to fix the auditors remuneration; and authorizing the Board to carry out distribution as soon as practicable.
The re-elected AVRS Chairman, Ali-Balogun, while thanking members for the peaceful conduct of the AGM and elections, called on his them not to relent on their support for the organisation, as their continued support is the reason the organisation has come this far in seven years.