Actress Mercy Johnson Okojie has joined Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and others in the women’s rally for All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu.
Mercy who was named in APC women presidential campaign council on October 1, shared photos from the rally in an Instagram post on Wednesday.
In the photos, the actress could be seen with the governor and other APC women leaders from the Southwest.
Captioning the photo, Mercy noted that as a woman and wife to an APC candidate, she is confident that the party’s plan is in line with the “35% affirmative action for women.”
She wrote: “Earlier today, I joined His Excellency, Babajide Sanwo-Olu @jidesanwoolu and the incredible women leaders that make up the APC Women Presidential Campaign Team’ at the APC women Southwest Rally.
“As a woman, wife to an APC candidate @princeodiokojie and mother, I am confident in the APC plan for women which is in line with the 35% affirmative action for women. From the goodwill messages and conversations with the women leaders, I was opportuned to hear from the horse’s mouth and I have renewed hope and confidence in the good intentions, great plans and actions to follow for the women of Nigeria and for the people of Nigeria.
In May, 2022, Mercy’s husband Odi Okojie won APC primaries to stand for election to represent Esan North East/ South East federal constituency in the House of Representatives.
In her congratulatory message to Okojie, the mother of four described her husband as “a man of the people.”
“Congratulations to @princeodiokojie on this win. You are a good man and a man of the people. I am sure you will be an awesome federal representative for the good people of Esan land. The mission is now a movement,” she said.