Ahead of Nigeria’s 2023 presidential election, plenty of music, movie and comedy stars are working to guarantee that their most well-liked presidential candidate clinch the highest place within the nation. However, some celebrities look like sitting on the fence.
DAILY POST opinions that almost all celebrities who decided to level out curiosity inside the forthcoming presidential election are each supporting the All Progressives Congress, APC, flagbearer, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu or the candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi.
Some of the celebrities had been conspicuously seen all through present rallies for Obi and Tinubu in Lagos State.
Despite a warning issued on September 24 by the administration of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) declaring that its members endorsing political candidates normally will not be representing the curiosity of the organisation, many actors have continued to advertise their candidates.
Recall that Nollywood actors, John Ikechukwu Okafor, popularly acknowledged as Mr. Ibu, Harry B Anyanwu and others had earlier to essential elections, endorsed the earlier Lagos State governor.
A video on social media confirmed the duo overtly drumming help for Tinubu, saying he has truly impacted on people and deserves to be president of the nation.
The comic actor, Ibu was, nonetheless, slighted with Peter Obi all through a rally in Jos, Plateau State plenty of months prior to now, moreover drumming help for the earlier Anambra Governor.
Several performing artists, along with Zark Orji, Jide Kosoko, Gentle Jack, and about 21 totally different actors had been listed inside the 422-member Presidential Campaign Council of the ruling social gathering.
Similarly, veteran Nollywood actors Kanayo O. Kanayo, Keneth Okonkwo amongst totally different prime celebrities had declared their help for the Labour Party’s candidate Peter Obi.
Peter and Paul Okoye of the P-Square and totally different music stars have overtly declared help for Obi as they proceed to mobilize help for him.
Aside the singer and DMW boss, David Adeleke, popularly identified as Davido who carried out an superior place inside the emergence of Ademola Adeleke as the Osun State Governor simply these days, some prime celebrities, along with Innocent Idibia, popularly acknowledged as 2face, Tiwa Savage, Ayodeji Balogu, acknowledged as Wizkid and others have remained silent.
Also, notable movie stars, along with, Nkem Owoh, Yul and Peter Edochie, Ramsey Nouah, Mercy Johnson, Patience Ozokwor, popularly acknowledged as Mama G and plenty of different others look like working underground for his or her hottest candidates.
However, an Abuja-based music producer, John Okay., who spoke to DAILY POST on Thursday, talked about Davido may be working for Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
“Davido is a PDP supporter and we don’t expect him to be working for a candidate of another party. He is very close to Atiku and he can’t leave him for another candidate,” he talked about.
Mr John identified as on Nigerians to guarantee that they vote intelligently in 2023, stressing that any mistake by the residents might value the nation one different 4 years of stagnation.
“For me, I am Obidient but I pray we don’t vote for the wrong people this time because Nigeria can’t afford to make that mistake again. It is time to take back our country”, he talked about.