Governor Yahaya Bello appoints Mercy Johnson Special Assistant on entertainment

Governor Yahaya Bello appoints Mercy Johnson Special Assistant on entertainment
March 14 20:54 2017

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has appointed famous actress, Mercy Johnson, as his new Senior Special Assistant on Entertainment, Arts and Culture.

According to a statement by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Dr Folashade Ayoade, Johnson’s appointment with 62 others take effect from April 1.

“54 of the appointees will serve as Senior Special Assistants while nine will work as Special Assistants to the Governor as Federal Constituency Supervisors for the Governor Yahaya Bello (GYB) Connect Programme .

The nine Special Assistants will also act as direct liaisons between the present administration and the Local Government Ward Coordinators of the GYB Connect Programme, “the statement read in part.

One of the most sought-after Nollywood actresses, Johnson won the Best Actress award at Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards in 2013 for role in comedy movie “Dumebi the dirty girl.”

In December 2013, she was listed as Google’s Most Searched Nollywood Celebrity,a position she also held in 2012.

Johnson earlier in 2009 had also won an award for best supporting actress at the African Movie Award show.