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 October 23

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In this concluding part of the series on celebrities in support of each of the presidential candidates of the three major political parties, SHADE WESLEY-METIBOGUN presents a list of those who are passionately working towards the emergence of Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, as the next President of Nigeria:

Chinagorom Onuoha

African China
Chinagorom Onuoha

Dancehall music star, Chinagorom Onuoha, otherwise known as African China, has always been vocal about the state of the nation. He is one of a few artistes bold enough to call out the non-performing governments via his lyrics.

The Orile-bred superstar has not stopped being an advocate of a better country. He boldly declared his support for the presidential candidate of the Labour party, Peter Obi. The Afro-pop singer took to social media to publicly declare that Obi would have his vote in 2023. However, he has issued Obi a warning ahead of time, not to disappoint him when he gets to the seat of power.

PSquare

PSquare
PSquare

Sensational musical twins, Paul and Peter Okoye, have been encouraging the youths to prepare for the forthcoming general election. Their social media pages have turned to a mini-campaign ground for a better Nigeria. The twins have at different times charged Nigerians to get their PVC’s ready ahead of the election. They have both made it clear that Obi is their choice as far as the 2023 election is concerned.

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Peter went as far as changing his Twitter display picture to that Peter Obi. He once confronted Ovation Magazine publisher and former presidential aspirant of the People’s Democratic Party, Dele Momodu over his claims that Obi cannot win the 2023 election.

The twins have also encouraged Nigerians to vote for Obi as the right choice in the coming general election.

Okey Bakassi

Okey Bakassi
Okechukwu Onyegbule

Ace comedian, Okechukwu Onyegbule, also known as Okey Bakassi, is one of the numerous entertainers supporting the standard bearer of the Labour Party with several tweets about the presidential candidate. He has been throwing his weight behind Peter Obi and has not looked back since then. The standup comedian made it known that other presidential candidates wouldn’t have to continue to engage in constant medical trips abroad at their old age when Obi emerges as the winner of the election because he will fix Nigeria.

Hilda Dokubo

Hilda Dokubo
Hilda Dokubo

Nollywood actress, Hilda Dokubo, publicly declared her support for Peter Obi. The actress has been saying it loud and clear that she is proudly ‘Obidient,’ a term for Peter Obi supporters. She single-handedly staged a 2 million-man march for the Labour Party presidential candidate in Port Harcourt, Rivers State in August. The actress and millions of Nigerians defied a downpour for that march. She has since been assertive about Obi’s capability to lead the country in 2023.

According to her, Obi has the potential to rebuild and clean up Nigeria if he is given the chance. Her Instagram posts are usually targeted at convincing the youth to get their Permanent Voters Card as the 2023 general election gradually approches. She has also signified interest to contest in the National Assembly election in Asaiga Akulga Federal Constituency in Rivers State on the platform of the Labour Party.

Frederick Leonard

Frederick Leonard
Frederick Leonard

Seasoned actor, Frederick Leonard has joined other Nollywood stars to endorse Peter Obi for President. The actor posted a statement on social media, saying that he had decided to support the Labour Party presidential candidate.

Leonard also posted a photograph of Obi and himself on a social media platform and pledged unwavering support for Obi, whether he wins or not.

He wrote, “This is where I stand for the 2023 presidential elections. I shall continue to give my unwavering support for Peter Obi and the Labour Party. Win or not, I remain Obident”. He has since been giving credence to every positive assertion about his preferential presidential candidate.

Zubby Michael

Zubby Michael
Zubby Michael

Zubby Michael also joined the league of celebrities endorsing Peter Obi for President. The actor posted a picture of Peter Obi with the logo of the Labour party on his Instagram page. He wrote beside the picture “The man for the job”. His endorsement is coming a few weeks after many thought the actor was supporting the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar because of his affiliation with Nana Atiku, one of Atiku’s greatest supporters.

Apostle Johnson Suleiman

Apostle Johnson Suleiman
Apostle Johnson Suleiman

Controversial clergy and founder of Omega Fire Ministry, Apostle Johnso Suleiman is throwing his weight behind Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party. Suleman, like other celebrities, made his preference known on his social media pages. He wrote Peter Obi in capital letters on his Instagram page without making any further comments. He advised his followers and Nigerians at large to get their PVC and fulfill their civic responsibility as citizens.

Charles Oputa

Charly Boy
Charles Oputa

Entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa, otherwise known as Charly Boy, publicly threw his weight behind Peter Obi via his Twitter handle. He made it known that he would stage the biggest rally for the presidential candidate He lived up to his words a few weeks later by staging a 5 million-man solidarity march which had a lot of youths in attendance in Lagos.

The septuagenarian also made it known that he would relocate to Ghana if the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu or his counterpart, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic candidate, Atiku Abubakar win the 2023 election.

Kenneth Okonkwo

Kenneth Okonkwo
Kenneth Okonkwo

Actor turned lawyer and politician, Kenneth Okonkwo, became a full supporter of Peter Obi when he defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Labour Party because of the former’s Muslim-Muslim ticket. The respected lawyer endorsed Obi because of his desire to see good governance in the country. After his defection, Okonkwo assumed the role of national spokesperson for a pro-Obi group known as the Dynamic Ambassadors for Peter Obi (DAPO) a support group for Peter Obi’s election in 2023. The Labour Party chieftain has since been speaking on behalf of the party and the chances of its presidential candidate in 2023. He has appeared in different national television programmes where he spoke passionately about his party’s candidate. He is also one of his party’s spokespersons for the South-East in the Peter Obi Presidential Campaign Council.

Patience Ozokwo

Mama G
Patience Ozokwo

Veteran actress, Patience Ozokwo, otherwise known as Mama G, is proudly a supporter of Peter Obi. She made her open endorsement during the fundraising event for the 40 Million Ballots Movement of the Labour Party which took place a few weeks ago. The group had put the event together to raise funds to support Obi and his running mate, Baba-Ahmed Datti ahead of the election.

She is throwing her weight behind Obi because according to her, he has the capability to transform the nation’s economy and prudently use its resources judiciously. She requested support from Nigerians as they raised funds for the Labour Party presidential candidate. She also composed a song in Igbo language about Obi which she taught those present at the event.

John Okafor

Mr Ibu
John Okafor

Comic actor, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu, has also indicated that he is proudly supporting Peter Obi. The actor was at the 40 Million Ballots Movement for Labour Party in collaboration with Celebrities for Peter Obi (CEPO) which took place two weeks ago. The comic actor was initially confused about his choice of presidential candidate at first. He initially endorsed Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, but when he realized his mistake, he made a U-turn and switched over to Peter Obi’s camp.

Paul Obazele

Paul Obazele
Paul Obazele

Former President of the Association of Movie Producers (AMP) and founder of Legends of Nollywood Awards, Paul Obazele, threw his weight behind the presidential candidate of Labour Party, Peter Obi after he joined his colleagues to stage a 40 Million Ballot Movement, a fundraiser for Obi to support his presidential campaign. The funds raised through the campaign will be used to fight rigging, violence and all forms of election malpractice. The actor has since been trying to convince the youths about the candidacy of the Labour Party Chieftain.

Augustine Miles Kelechi

Augustine Miles Kelechi
Augustine Miles Kelechi

Singer Augustine Miles Kelechi, popularly known as Tekno, boldly showed his support for a Peter Obi presidency after tweeting the name of the Labour Party presidential candidate on his Twitter handle. The singer who hardly meddles in political matters didn’t make any clarification about his tweets. He has since been silent about anything relating to politics.

Imeh Bishop

Okon Lagos
Imeh Bishop

Comic actor, Imeh Bishop, otherwise known as Okon Lagos, is probably the most vocal actor when it comes to anything that has to do with the forthcoming general election in Nigeria. He is always encouraging the youths to be actively involved in politics. He was one of the actors who supported Peter Obi during the fundraiser set up for him a few weeks ago.

According to the actor, Obi may not be a saint, but among the three most prominent presidential candidates, he is the harmless one. He advised those who are fond of finding faults with others to always remember that no one is a saint but should focus on the one with the lesser sin.

Ngozi Orji

Ngozi Orji
Ngozi Orji

Ngozi Orji, the actress cum singer has said that her vote is for Peter Obi come 2023. This is despite the fact that her husband, veteran Nollywood actor, Zack Orji is a staunch supporter of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress and is a member of the party’s Presidential Campaign Council.

Chimamanda Adichie

Chimamanda Adichie
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Award-winning writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, endorsed Peter Obi during his 61st birthday in July. The renowned author penned a lovely note to the former Governor of Anambra State and presidential candidate of the Labour Party where she narrated how the chieftain has been a good family friend, about his prudence and unwavering passion to see Nigeria rise above its challenges.

She also narrated how Obi has supported her over the years and ended her personal goodwill message with a promise to cast her vote for Obi and his running mate, Senator Yusuf Datti Baba Ahmed in 2023.

Seyi Awolowo

Seyi Awolowo
Seyi Awolowo

Seyi Awolowo, Nollywood actor and grandson of late Yoruba Nationalist, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, made it to the Labour Party’s Presidential Campaign Council. The list for the party’s PPC was officially released on Tuesday last week. The young man has been using his social media platform to encourage his fans and followers to prepare for the next election and vote in credible leaders.

Afamefuna Klint Igwemba

Afamefun Klint Igwemba
Afamefun Klint Igwemba

Standup comedian, Klint Igwemba, also known as Klint da Drunk, showed support for Peter Obi’s presidential ambition after he attended the 40 Million Ballot Movement, the fundraiser set up to support Obi’s presidential campaign. The humour merchant is endorsing Obi because of his integrity and passion to transform the economy of the country. He might not be one of the vocal comedians who have been commenting on the state of the nation and the forthcoming general election, but the talented actor is clearly rooting for the Labour Party presidential candidate.

Aisha Yesufu

Aisha Yesufu
Aisha Yesufu

Human Rights activist, Aisha Yesufu, is also among the supporters of Peter Obi. Although she has made it known that her loyalty is to Nigeria, but Obi will surely have her support and vote in 2023.

The Co-Convener of #BringBackOurGirls didn’t hesitate to tackle the former speaker of the House of Representative, Emeka Ihedioha who called Obi’s supporters saboteurs. She expressed her confidence in the former Anambra State governor’s capacity to make Nigeria work again and she has been telling those who care to listen that they should also consider her preferential candidate next year.

Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike

Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike
Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike

Singer Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike, also known as Phyno, is one of the musicians rooting for Peter Obi. He was one of the artistes who attended the Town Hall meeting organised by the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, which took place in Washington DC, United States. The meeting happened when Obi was touring different countries in both Europe and America where he made strategic consultations about his political ambition with Nigerians in the Diaspora.

Kate Henshaw

Kate Henshaw
Kate Henshaw

Nollywood actress and fitness enthusiast, Kate Henshaw is supporting Peter Obi. She publicly made this known after Obi declared his intention to contest for the presidential seat under the platform of the Labour Party. She took to the comment section of the politician to write an emphatic ‘Yes’ without making any further comment. She also posted a video of Obi where he was addressing some students and commented that he is the type of leader Nigerians are hoping for in 2023.

Noble Igwe

Noble Igwe
Noble Igwe

Influencer, Noble Igwe, is rooting for the presidential candidate of the Labour party, Peter Obi. Igwe has taken sides with Obi on some occasions when Obi’s followers were criticised for being overly supportive or abusive. His Twitter handle has been used on several occasions to defend Obi from his detractors.

Michael Ugochukwu Stephens

Michael Ugochukwu
Michael Ugochukwu

Rapper Michael Ugochukwu Stephen, also known as Ruggedman, is actively in support of Obi’s candidacy. He made it known that he is supporting the Labour Party via his Twitter handle. The singer posted the initials of Peter Obi on Twitter and left his fans to decode what he meant.

Rinu Oduala

Rinu Oduala
Rinu Oduala

Activist and convener of #ndsars movement, Rinu Oduala is throwing her weight behind Peter Obi. She took to her social media to declare her vote for him. She was also part of the rally that took place in Lagos for the presidential candidate of the Labour Party.

Oduala has been vocal about youths getting their Permanent Voters Card and using it to change their fortune and that of the nation in 2023. She once said, “obedience is better than a sack of rice.”

Chinedu Okoli

Chinedu Okoli
Chinedu Okoli

Singer Chinedu Okoli, more popularly known as Flavour, is also throwing his weight behind Peter Obi. He did so when he attended a Town Hall meeting in Washington DC, United States. Obi was touring different countries in both Europe and America, making strategic consultations about his political ambition with Nigerians in the Diaspora. The singer promised Obi his unwavering support in his political journey to the polls in 2023.

Charles Inojie

Charles Inojie
Charles Inojie

Nollywood actor Charles Inojie is rooting for Peter Obi. He made this known while reacting to a video of the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki who was addressing the rise of Obi’s fan base ahead of the next general election. According to him, Nigerian youths want the best man for the job, irrespective of where he comes and his religious background. He added that they are determined to commit their votes to the man who can guarantee a secured future for them and Obi is that man. He encouraged his fans to equally join him to support an Obi presidency.

Ifedayo Olarinde

Ifedayo Olarinde
Ifedayo Olarinde

Media personality, Ifedayo Olarinde, also known as Daddy Freeze is proudly a supporter of Peter Obi. The controversial personality openly endorsed Peter Obi after Freedom Atsepoyi, also known as Mr Jollof, was being criticised for standing with Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress. According to Daddy Freeze, his vote is for the Labour Party because he loves the presidential candidate though he values other presidential candidates as well. He advised the youths to vote for their favourite presidential candidates in peace and love without being violent and abusive about it.

Elokan Paul Nwamu

Elokan Paul Nwamu
Elokan Paul Nwamu

This former housemate in the Season Seven edition of the Big Brother Naija reality tv show tagged ‘Level Up’ is a proud Peter Obi supporter. While he was still a housemate in the reality show, he once wore a hoodie as the head of the house which had the inscription, ‘Be Obident and Useful’. The inscription stands for the slogan of the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi and his running mate, Senator Yusuf Datti Baba Ahmed. The inscription was derived from the names of the two aspirants.

Chidi Mokeme

Chidi Mokemi
Chidi Mokemi

Nollywood actor, Chidi Mokeme is a proud Peter Obi supporter. He has been canvassing support for Obi with his social media platform. Most of his recent posts are centred on who the credible candidate for the 2023 election should be. He created a hashtag Obident, Leader, President in some of his posts on Instagram.

According to the actor, Obi is the man who can fix Nigeria. He has since been encouraging his fans and followers to join him in endorsing the Labour Party presidential candidate and also prepare to vote for him in the coming election.

Modupe Oladele

Moe
Modupe Oladele

Modupe Oladele, also known as Moe, is a female Nigerian lawyer and one of the leaders and financiers of the #EndSARS protests. She is a diehard fan of the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi. She declared via a tweet that she would support Obi’s candidacy financially. According to her, she was led to deploy her financial resources to assist Obi and his running mate, Baba Ahmed. The lawyer had to fly into Nigeria a few months ago just to get her permanent voter card in preparation for the 2023 election.

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