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Entertainment of Tuesday, 14 June 2022


6 celebrities likely to vote for Peter Obi in 2023

The 2023 general elections are fast approaching and Nigerians including celebrities are interested in who wins the presidential election.

Some public figures have taken it upon themselves to sensitize and encourage fellow Nigerians to get involve in the forthcoming elections which includes getting their Permanent Voters's Card(PVC) to enable them be a part of the change they want.

However, apart from encouraging people to get their PVCs, some celebrities have started publicly declaring their support for their preferred presidential candidate.

The former Anambra governor and Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi seems to be enjoying a considerable amount of support on social media from some celebrities.

Even though Obi’s decision to dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for LP has left doubts in the minds of a lot of people, some celebrities with millions of followers are urging their fans to cast their votes in his favour.

Below are the list of celebrities who have publicly declared support for Peter Obi.

1.Peter Okoye

Peter Okoye of the musical duo Psquare known as Mr P publicly declared support for Obi on social media some weeks ago and called on fellow Nigerians to support the LP candidate.

"He is the most qualified to save and fix our beloved Country! A Disciplined and Principled man. Peter Obi will tell you place, name, and time of what he did," he wrote in an IG post.

2. Paul Okoye

Just like his twin brother, the music star also declared Peter Obi as his preferred presidential candidate.

King Rudy took to his Instagram page weeks ago to post a picture in which he was spotted posing with Obi.

According to him, if Nigerians get it wrong again, it's going to be another eight years of suffering.

3. Erigga

The rap musician took to his fans and followers on social media by surprise after declaring support for his preferred candidate.

Erigga wrote on Twitter: "I don make up my mind na Peter Obi I wan vote for."

4. Okey Bakassi

The comic actor declared support for Obi in a post shared via his official Instagram page.

Bakassi wrote: "I like the substance-based campaign he's running, I admire his courage and principles....waiting for his next move."

5.Kate Henshaw

The Nollywood actress was among public figures who showed support for Obi at the very beginning. Henshaw was spotted in Obi's comment section on the day he declared to run for president.

She simply took to his comment section in high spirits and wrote: "Yes!"

6. Chidi Mokeme

The veteran Nollywood actor in the post via Instagram announced his preferred presidential candidate which happened to be Peter Obi.

The actor also stressed the need for Nigerians to register for their PVCs in other to be eligible to vote for their candidates of choice.