Ace comedian, AY Sets For Political Appointment
Ayo Makun , a multi-award winning Nigerian actor and comedian, has disclosed that he is interested in politics.For a while now Nigerian celebrities have been involved in politics. When he was asked during an interview if he would do some campaign to get the people to vote for him, he replied that he would never do such a thing because it is not in his kind of person.
He further stated that he looks forward to a political appointment and not necessary contesting or going to the people to persuade them to vote for him.It will interest you to know that a good number of celebrities have in one time or the other contested or appointed in a political position. Check them out
Veteran Nigerian actress Hilda Dokubo was once the Special Adviser to the former Governor of Rivers state Peter Odili.
Nkiru Sylvanus was appointed the Special Assistant on Lagos State Affairs to Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha in 2011.
In 2014 Nollywood star and director Desmond Elliot was sworn into office at the Lagos State House of Assembly as a member representing Surulere 01 Constituency.
Veteran actress Kate Henshaw, was made Special Adviser, Liaison, Lagos to Cross River state In December 2015
Dayo Adeneye lost at the primaries but a year later he was appointed as the Commissioner for Information & Strategy in Ogun state.
In February 2016, superstar actressIni Edo was appointed Special Adviser on Tourism to the Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Gabriel Emmanuel.
Also in February 2016 popular Yoruba actor Femi Adebayo was made the Special Adviser tothe Governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed on Arts, Culture and Tourism.And this year specifically November 6, popular Nigerian comedian, Basketmouth declared that he will run for the 2019 General Elections if US Republican candidate, DonaldTrump wins presidency.