Nollywood actress, Queeneth Hilberth, has been suspended indefinitely by the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) over an allegation of professional misconduct.
AGN though its Chief Press Secretary, Bartholomew Aguugo on Monday announced the thespian’s suspension from film production activities and from all movie sets.
He said the Guild’s decision was based on preliminary investigations carried out on several complaints received from producers and marketers alleging breach of contract by the actress.
Aguugo quoting the AGN President, Emeka Rollas said Hilberth’s professional misconduct included abandoning film sets without permission and gross negligence of production timing and protocols.
The actress was alleged to have been collecting artiste fees without showing up for the production and refusing to refund the said fees after disappointment among other complaints.
The AGN stated that Hilbert’s disposition toward her profession is capable of tarnishing the reputation of the association.
Meanwhile her case has been referred to the Disciplinary committee of the association headed by Sam Dede for a probe.
“While on suspension the actress is expected not to participate in any film production or Guild activities,” the statement read in part.
“She was cautioned that the National/State Chapter Taskforce has been mandated to monitor all film locations and production sets across the country as a violation of the suspension rules may lead to further disciplinary actions,” the statement added.