Prince Odi Okojie, the husband of Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson has won the ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to represent Esan North East/South East federal constituency in Edo State.
Prince Odi Okojie
The businessman, who announced his win via his Instagram page on Saturday, May 28, thanked his constituents for electing him during the APC house of representatives primaries on Friday.
He wrote, “My dear good people and Leaders of Esan North East and Esan South East Federal constituency, it gives me a great sense of gratitude to God Almighty for making it possible for me to emerge as the APC candidate in the upcoming election into the Federal House of Representatives representing the aforementioned constituency after the just concluded primaries.
“This feat will not be possible if not for your kindest and surest support and prayers. It behooves on me to use this medium to express my sincere appreciation to God Almighty, my adorable wife Mrs MERCY JOHNSON OKOJIE for all your love and support, to all my family members, friends and well-wishers. I thank you all.
“In the coming days, I and my team shall be embarking vigorously on more tours throughout all the wards of our constituency, meeting with stakeholders(both leaders and constituents) so as to foster and deepen the already harmonious relationship that will bring about the very best ways of meeting the dire needs of the good people of Esan North East and South East constituency.
“There is a lot to be done no doubt and with all hands on deck, we shall surely get to the promised land. THE MISSION HAS INDEED BECOME A MOVEMENT. PRINCE ODI OKOJIE APC Candidate, House Of Representatives Esan North East/South East Federal Constituency 2023.”
Meanwhile, Folajimi Mohammed, son of the Minister of information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has lost the APC ticket to represent Ikeja Constituency 1 at the Lagos State House of Assembly.