Actor Kenneth Okonkwo Declares His Ambition To Run For National Assembly

Actor Kenneth Okonkwo Declares His Ambition To Run For National Assembly

By Joseph Emmanuel | Staff Reporter on October 9, 2014
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Bukola Saraki, Yakubu Dogara, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, Zainab Ahmed, Musa Bature
A file photo of the National Assembly Complex in Abuja

Kenneth Okonkwo has joined the team of Nollywood actors who have intended to take their skills into politics. He is now set to join the likes of Kanayo.O.Kanayo, Richards Mofe Damijo and a host of others.

Nollywood actor, Kenneth Okonkwo
Nollywood actor, Kenneth Okonkwo

The Abuja based actor and legal practitioner, intends to run for National Assembly seat by 2015.According to Kenneth, he believes that this is the appropriate time for him to help make a change in his state by representing the interest of his people at the legislative arm of the government and he intended to be identified with the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP. He also claims that he has paid his political dues and his constituency has anointed him as the right candidate for the job.

“I have God on my side and my people are also behind me, everything is just right on course,” he said.

When he was asked how he intends to raise fund for the campaign, he said “God will supply his needs according to His riches by Jesus Christ.”

He also added that he has his people by him who are ready to support him finally, morally and spiritually to ensure that the collective goal is achieved.

“ I also have Nollywood  behind me and Some senior members of the bar are supporting me because of their belief that I will contribute to the development of law if I become a lawmaker. I have some party big wigs that are supporting me because they believe that my membership of PDP will add value to the party. So, by the grace of God, I have a large war chest,” he assured.

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