Nollywood veterans, Patience Ozokwo, Mr Ibu, others have thrown their weight behind the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, in the 2023 general elections.
The movie icons declared their support for Obi on Monday at the unveiling of ‘Fund40MB Donation Campaign’ by the political group named 40Million Ballots Movements.
The leader of the group, Kennedy Iyere, described the initiative as a youth-driven 2023 ballot revolution. He said it was meant to raise funds for the actualisation of Obi’s presidency.
Speaking at the unveiling, Patience Ozokwo said that if Nigeria had got leadership right, her material resources and endowment would have made the country stand out in the comity of nations.
The movie star, popularly known as Mama G, claimed that celebrities were solidly behind Obi to provide the right leadership for the nation.
“We want anybody that loves Nigeria and wants everything good for Nigeria to please donate no matter how small. Children, youths and God want Obi.
“We have seen that Obi as a former governor is prudent with public funds and used same judiciously. He has credibility. We want him to come and change things and mend things,” she said.
Other celebrities in attendance include Alex Usifo, Klint De Drunk, Jerry Williams, Paul Obazele, Rita Arum, Joyce Kalu and Bishop Ime.