Veteran Nollywood actor, Nkem Owoh, popularly known as Osuofia, has reportedly rejected an offer of N10 million to endorse the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, in the forthcoming 2023 general election.
Osuofia Rejects Tinubu
It was gathered that the actor was offered the usual N5 million for endorsement of the candidate, but he refused. Even when the offer was doubled on account of his worth, he still refused.
According to sources, Osuofia said N10m cannot buy his endorsement as the 2023 election is critical for the collective good of all citizens and would never be sold.
The actor, who noted that not everybody is amenable to the persuasiveness of money, said that the will of the people should prevail in the forthcoming election.
Osuofia Rejects Tinubu's N10 Million Naira For Endorsement
Nollywood Actor, Nkem Owoh Reportedly Rejects N10 Million Offer To Endorse Tinubu for President. pic.twitter.com/z1yXVfhOoS
— GoldMyneTV (@GoldmyneTV) August 1, 2022
BREAKING NEWS: Nollywood Actor, Nkem Owoh Reportedly Rejects N10 Million Offer To Endorse 'Tinubu' | #IgboTimes
Not everybody is amenable to the persuasiveness of money, the will of the people should prevail. – Nkem Owoh pic.twitter.com/Bx5JspfFFB
— IGBO TIMES (@Igbo_Times) August 1, 2022
Nkem Owoh rejects N10 million naira to endorse Tinubu & APC. Zack Orji accepts the money to endorse BAT. Take a look at the two of them. One is still active in service, getting endorsements and getting awards. The other obviously took a secret oath with Carowhite. Poverty is bad
— Chlorpheniramine #EndSARS 🇳🇬 (@VictorIsrael_) August 1, 2022
Imagine they gave somebody money, he rejected, they didn’t add 5%, they didn’t add 10%, they didn’t add 50%. They added 100%. He still rejected.
Dear Nkem Owoh, before the end of this year, May you make more than 100 folds of that bad money you rejected
— DR.PENKING™ 🇦🇺🇳🇬 #PeterObi (@drpenking) August 1, 2022
This comes a few weeks after another veteran actor, Chiwetalu Agu expressed displeasure over the lack of integrity and morality by some entertainers whom he said allow money to sway their opinions.