Nollywood actors under the auspices of The Progressive Coalition of Entertainers have endorsed the presidential bid of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC’s standard bearer, Bola Ahmed Tinubu ahead of the 2023 polls.
The group of over 60 celebrities paid a courtesy visit to the Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa on Friday at the assembly’s complex in Lagos, where they made their support public.
The leader of the group, Saheed Balogun said the group comprising Nollywood actors, producers and entertainers, had come to endorse Tinubu because of his track records in Lagos.
Balogun noted that Tinubu laid the foundation that successive governments are building on, putting Lagos in an enviable position among other states.
He said: “Since the campaign has commenced, the artists, having large followers on social media, see it as an opportunity to reach out and engage prospective voters.
“This is because we see Tinubu as one who had done a lot to qualify as the next president of Nigeria and we hope to continue to release the presidential candidate’s achievements.
“Asiwaju has done well and it is time to pay back. Every successive government continues to build on his foundation.”
The Speaker urged them not to relent in their effort to ensure victory for the APC presidential candidate in the election.
He tasked them to sustain the relationship that exists between them and the state government.
“Our task is to involve people, enlighten them and make them see reasons why they should continue to support APC. We know the group has always supported the party and we want them to continue.
“To us, every vote is an investment because every single vote counts,” Obasa said.