According to the letter addressed to the National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Emeka Rollas-Ejezie, the actor, Basorun Babafemi Branch says he wishes to resign his position as the National Vice President, Southwest of the Guild effective immediately, as his recent foray into politics has seen him running for the office of Deputy Governor of Ogun State as the running-mate to Dr. Tofunmi Ogunronbi, the Gubernatorial candidate for Ogun State under the National Rescue Movement party in the forthcoming General Election in March 2023.
According to him, “I am very grateful for the opportunity given to me by our esteemed members in the Southwest Zone and also for your leadership, friendship and guidance during my tenure. Needless to say, these invaluable lessons will guide me immeasurably in my future aspirations, trusting the dogged and conscientious leadership of President Emeka Rollas-Ejezie led AGN would continue to steer our dear Guild towards greatness and a better quality of life for all our members all over the world.
In his response, the National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Emeka Rollas-Ejezie accepted the resignation of Femi Branch and wished him well as he pursues his political career as the Deputy Gubernatorial Candidate of the National Rescue Movement (NRM) in Ogun State.
It is with regret that I acknowledge the receipt of your resignation letter of 22/08/2022, resigning your position as the National Vice President, South West Actors Guild of Nigeria for higher mandate of a Deputy Gubernatorial Candidate of National Rescue Movement, (NRM), Ogun State, promised him of the guilds support, prayers as well as that of members of the guild.