Odianosen Okojie, husband of well-known Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson, has gained the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket for the 2023 elections in Esan North East/ South East federal constituency of Edo State.
Mr Okojie gained the first held in Ubiaja, Esan South East LGA., Edo State on Saturday.
The 48-year-old politician picked the declaration type expression of Curiosity and Nomination Type to run for the workplace of Federal Home of Representatives, Esan North East/Esan South East Federal Constituency, in April 2022.
In December 2017, Mr Okojie and a number of other PDP supporters defected to APC from the Individuals’s Democratic Celebration (PDP).
The hotelier turned politician is a descendant of the Okojie royal household in Uromi Esan, North-East native authority.
He’s from the lineage of Ogbidi Okojie, Onojie (king) of Uromi, who was a ruler of the Esan individuals and is famend for his opposition to British rule.
Mr Okojie appreciated God for the win and his spouse’s love and help in an Instagram submit on Saturday.
He additionally shared his manifesto on his official Instagram account.
He wrote, “Incoming days, my crew and I shall be embarking vigorously on extra excursions all through all of the wards of our constituency, assembly with stakeholders (each leaders and constituents) to foster and deepen the already harmonious relationship that may result in the easiest methods of assembly the dire wants of the great individuals of Esan North East and South East constituency.”
His spouse additionally celebrated her husband’s victory.
“Congratulations to @princeodiokojie on this win. You’re a good man and a person of the individuals,” she wrote.
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