Celebrities Who Unbelievably Turned Politicians
Few years away has got the interest of many celebrities into Nigerian politics. Interestingly, their sudden involvements into active politics was a shock to many Nigerians. However they include:
Funke Akindele: Nollywood actress and filmmaker, Funke Akindele, has been named the Peoples Democratic Party deputy governorship candidate for Lagos State.
Banky W: Actor and singer, Bankole Wellington, popularly known as Banky W won the PDP primary ticket for Eti-Osa constituency in the Federal House of Representatives ahead of the 2023 general election.
Desmond Elliot: Actor Desmond Elliot, who is currently representing Surulere Constituency in Lagos State House of Assembly, won the All Progressives Congress ticket for a third term.
Ned Nwoko: Popular businessman and politician, Ned Nwoko, clinched the Peoples Democratic Party senatorial ticket for Delta North district ahead of the 2023 general elections.