Nollywood actor Kenneth Okonkwo has joined the Labour Party (LP) ahead of the 2023 elections, saying it was an honour and privilege to be welcomed into LP.
The movie star had on July 12, 2022 resigned from the ruling party, All Progressive Congress (APC).
The actor who was critical about APC’s Muslim-Muslim ticket announced his new party on his Instagram page on Wednesday, sharing pictures of himself with Labour Party executives in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
He wrote. ‘’It was an honour and a privilege to be welcomed into the Labour Party on the 23rd of August, 2022, at the Supreme God House, Apo, Abuja, by the entire executive of the FCT Labour Party, led by its Chairman, Comrade Peter Diugwu, representing the National Executive of the Party.
“I feel loved and cherished by the visit of these distinguished officials of this people-centric party to our chambers, which culminated in my officially joining the Labour Party as a member.
‘’This will enable me assist in my own humble way to the enthronement of His Excellency, Peter Obi, as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria come 2023 for the good governance of our dear country which is so blessed by God but has been so battered by bad leaders.”
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