House of Representatives member-elect for the Esan North-East / Esan South-East Federal Constituency, Prince Odianosen Okojie on Monday dedicated his certificate of return to his actress wife, Mercy Johnson-Okojie.
He showered encomiums on the wife, who he referred to as his ‘number one blessing', appreciating her for her invaluable support.
Here are actresses whose husbands contested in the 2023 elections:
*Mercy Johnson Okojie
Actress Mercy Johnson Okojie got married to her hubby Prince Odianosen Okojie on 27 August 2011.
The 48-year-old politician picked the declaration form expression of Interest and Nomination Form to run for the office of Federal House of Representatives, Esan North East/Esan South East Federal Constituency, in April 2022.
on May 28, 2022, Okojie won the All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries to emerge the candidate of the APC in his Constituency.
He emerged winner in the February 25 election with 21,764 votes to defeat the PDP, which scored 10,007, while LP scored 11,528.
Tolulope Adesua Etomi-Wellington got engaged to Banky W in February 2017. The couple held their traditional marriage on 19 November, court wedding on 20 November and white wedding on 25 November 2017. In early January 2021, Adesua and Banky W had a son named Hazaiah Wellington.
In June 2022, Banky W won the Peoples Democratic Party ticket to contest as the party bearer for the Eti Osa Federal constituency, but lost to Labour Party's candidate, Attah Thaddeus in the february 25, election.
Attah won the election with 24,075 votes, beating Banky W with 18,666 votes, and Babajide Obanikoro of the All Progressives Congress, APC, with 16, 901 votes.
In October 2019, Actress Regina Daniels confirmed her marriage to Daddy Freeze in a YouTube video interview stating that she did not think she could have married someone of age group, because “I am quite stubborn, very stubborn, my head is not down but with my husband that is not the case because I respect him a lot,” she noted.
On 29 June 2020, Regina Daniel gave birth to a baby boy for Prince Ned Nwoko, two years later June 29, 2022, she welcomed her second child with him.
Ned Nwoko who was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Delta North District, Delta State was declared the winner of the senatorial election on February 27, 2022.
Nwoko polled 92,514 votes to defeat the Labour Party (LP) candidate, Kennedy Kanma, who got 86,121 votes and the candidate of All Progressives Congress, Peter Nwaoboshi, who scored 36,816 votes.