…As stakeholders meet
By Chris Onuoha
The National Coalition of Nigeria Entertainers has indefinitely suspended the intended protest scheduled to hold today, 15th of May, in Abuja, over the marginalized support of Southsouth and southeast Entertainers by the Federal Inland Revenue Service under the leadership of Dr. Babatunde Fowler.
The National President, Amb. Kenule made the notice of the impromptu suspension of the CNE nationwide protest available to newsmen this morning, after a critical meeting with stakeholders of the Coalition of Nigeria Entertainers Southsouth and southeast zones.
Amb. Kenule stated that the intended protest has been suspended as a result of the ongoing resolutions and interventions by key BOT members of the group. He called on members of the group across Nigeria and especially in FCT, Southsouth and southeast zones to relax on the intended protest, as they have been assured of necessary measures to tackle the ongoing marginalization and bias in the FIRS.
The CNE southsouth and southeast zones were ultimately ready for the protest today inline with the directive issued few days ago during a press briefing by the Leadership of CNE on the tribalistic sentiments and bias support for Lagos and Abuja based Entertainers, without any substantial intervention for Southsouth and southeast Entertainers in the industry.