Over the years, we’ve seen some Nigerian celebrities who have ventured into the political industry in Nigeria.
Today, we’ll be taking a look at three popular Nigerian celebrities who have once received political appointments. Check it out below:
1. Onyeka Onwenu:
First on the list is veteran singer Onyeka Onwenu. Onyeka Onwenu. A former governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, appointed her as the Chairperson of the Imo State Council for Arts and Culture during his tenure between 2007 and 2011.
She also got an appointment as the Director General of the National Centre for Women’s Development under President Goodluck Jonathan in 2013.
2. Kate Henshaw:
Kate Henshaw is a well-known face in Nollywood movies. According to Pulse, she was appointed as the Special Adviser to the Governor of Cross Rivers State in the year 2015.
Another Nigerian celebrity who has once been appointed by the government is Big Brother Naija star Nengi.
She was appointed as a special adviser by the Governor of Bayelsa State two years ago.