By Lolo Ayaba
The just concluded first phase of the 2019 Presidential and national assembly elections held Saturday, February 23 across the country had a handful of Celebrities matching their words with action.
The celebrities did not only encourage their fans to go out and vote, they went ahead to excise their civil responsibility by voting their preferred candidates.
Some of the celebrities that still believe in Nigerian project and that their votes must count were, Tu Face Idibia, and his beautiful wife Annie, Toyin Abraham, Falz, Rita Dominic, Kate Henshaw, Mercy Johnson.
Others were Angela Okorie, Ayodeji Richard Makun aka AY, Yoke Makinwa, DJ Cuppy and her father
Tu Face (Innocent Ujah Idibia) was seen in one of the polling units in Festac exercising his franchise.
This young vibrant music artiste who inspires thousands of Nigerian youth within and outside the country not only voted, but ensured that his wife Annie Idibia was also at the polling unit voting.
Folarin Falana better known by his stage name Falz, is one music artiste that is very concerned about the Nigeria state. It will be recalled that the song titled This is Nigeria everybody be criminal was inspired by the Nigeria current situation. Falz was also at the polling unit exercising his civic duties.
Despite the postponement of the election last week, Nollywood A list Actresses, Kate Henshaw, Rita Dominic, Ini Edo, Omoni Oboli, Mercy Johnson were no’t deterred as they were all at their respective polling booths to do the needful.
Omoni Oboli did not just vote, she was actively involved in the coordination at her polling unit, ensuring that everything went smoothly.
Talking about Saturday elections, Mercy Johnson mother of three, noted that the sun almost turned her colour upside down as she stepped out to vote, in the afternoon.”