In the intense political system in Nigerian which mostly doesn’t favour woman, some popular faces we behold on our screens, all women have gain political appointments.
Meet the 6 actresses who are into Nigerian politics.
The actress and keep fit enthusiasts Kate Henshaw was given an appointment by the People Democratic Party after she lost the 2014 primaries.
River State Governor Benedict Ayade appointed the Nollywood actress as his Special Advisor.
Ini Edo has a political appointment as the Personal Assistant to Akwa-Ibom Governor Udom Gabriel Emmanuel on Culture and Tourism.
Incumbent Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello appointed Mercy Johnson as his Senior Special Assistant on entertainment, arts and culture. The actress has said she’s not interested in active politics, precisely being partisan because of her influence in the movie industry.
Popular actress Nkiru Sylvanus gained a political appointment in 2011 after Rochas Okorocha became the Governor of Imo State. She became his Personal Assistant on Legos State Affairs.
Nkiru held on her appointment until she became his Special Advisor on Public Affairs. She was later appointed as the Director-General of the Imo State Film Academy
Veteran Nollywood actress Hilda Dokubo was into politics from 2003 to 2007 after she was appointed as the Special Advisor for Governor of River State, Peter Odili.