Top 3 Nigerian Celebrities who Joined Politics

Nigerian celebrities in the entertainment industry are known for their versatility in different disciplines but not all of them are politically inclined. Today, we have decided to pick out the three (3) of such celebrities who while basking in the affairs of the entertainment industry still joined the political circle of Nigeria. They seem to be doing well in politics as no scandal have been recorded on them so far. Check out the list below.

1. Desmond Elliot:
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Actor Desmond Elliot was the very first in recent times though was not the only one as at the time of the 2015 elections as others such as Kate Hensahw, Kenneth Oknonkwo contested at different levels but couldn’t make it to the finish line then. Desmond Elliot ran for the state House of Assembly membership to represent his constituency in Lagos state during the 2015 elections and eventually won. He won under the All Progressive Congress (APC) political party.

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2. Mercy Johnson Okojie:

Actress Mercy Johnson who is popularly known as “Dumebi” because of the role she played in a movie which was viewed widely is also in the political radar of Nigeria now as she was of recently appointed into the office of Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Governor of Kogi state Yahaya Bello. 
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3. Efe (#BasedOnLogistics):

The Big Brother Naija winner Efe did not only win the show at last but also was brought into the political limelight of Plateau state by Governor Simon Lalong as Ambassador for Entertainment and Creative Industry. It was reported that  Efe was a graduate of University of Jos and to that effect has brought a positive effect in recognition to the state’s university and as a result, has bagged himself the aforementioned portfolio in Plateau state.

We can all see that out entertainment celebrities have other forms of potentials other than just acting and shooting movies/music videos.

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