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I am not going to quit acting because of Politics – Mercy Johnson Okojie

Mercy Johnson in Politics
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Nollywood Celebrity Gist: Star Nollywood Actress Mercy Johnson Okojie who was recently appointed as the Senior Special Assistant to Kogi State Governor has revealed she does not intend to leave her acting career because of her new political appointment.

Mercy Johnson pictured with the state governor, his wife and her Hubby

Mercy Johnson pictured with the state governor, his wife and her Hubby

The actress said it’s acting that made her famous and who she is today and it’s what she knows how to do best. Even though she will be serving her people, God will give her the strength to be able to succeed at both ends.

Mercy Johnson Okojie in Politics

Here’s what Mama Purity responded in interview with Sunday Scoop when she was asked about her new political appointment:

“This couldn’t have happened at a less opportuned time and i am happy to be able to serve the people of my state and impact directly in their lives. Although i have no experience in politics, i hope that my time in the entertainment industry would help me in my role of advising the governor appropriately.”

Mercy Johnson and Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello

Mercy Johnson and Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello

Mercy Johnson Okojie on Politics

Mama Purity also stated she has no plans of quitting her acting career because of politics:

“It is acting that has given me fame and brought me this far. It is also what i know how to do best and am not thinking of quitting any time soon. It’s all about time management and priortising my activities. By the grace of God, i will be able to pull through and succeed at both ends.”

Mercy Johnson playing with her kids

Mercy Johnson playing with her kids

The mother of three also appreciated her husband Prince Odianosen Okojie for the love and support he gave to her to carry on with her new political appointment:

“I am very grateful to my supportive husband who gave his conscent to take this job, regardless of the sacrifice we would have to make. He has always stood by me and constantly shows that he wants the best for me and his family at all times” – Mercy Johnson Okojie

Mama Purity and her Hubby

Mama Purity and her Hubby

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Joan Nwankwo is a founding member and blogger at Nollywood Community, a Nigerian online community for sharing and discussing all things Nollywood. I enjoy blogging about our Nollywood Celebrities! 🙌

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