Popular Nigerian Celebrities Who Want To Become Governors

Since the Nigerian senate passed the Not Too Young To Run Bill since last month, Some popular male celebrities have started showing interest in running for elective office.

Here is  list of celebrities who have started making moves to fully enter politics.

Check them out below:

1) Yul Edochie

The Actor  was the first celebrity to declare his intention to run for Governor in the forthcoming elections in Anambra state. He shared his campaign photos and wrote,

Yul says “we need young, vibrant, decisive Leaders with good hearts, Leaders who understand the urgent need to fix the problems of the masses. Leaders who will put tribalism and favoritism aside and work for the people.”

He hasn’t announced the party on whose platform he intends to run for the governor of Anambra state in November 2017.


2) Kcee

Kcee surprised many when he announced his intention to also contest for governor of Anambra state in November 2017. Kcee says he wants to impact on the lives of the masses, that’s why he is running for office.


3) Terry G

Another celebrity whose announcement to run for office surprised many, Terry G says if he doesn’t get elected as the governor of Benue state, there would be problem. He also added that power belongs to the youths.

Funny enough, he wants to be deputy governor too!


4) Basket Mouth



The comedian declared interest to run for governor in six states.

5) Jim Iyke

The only celeb who hasn’t declared his intention to run for office in any capacity or released a campaign poster, actor Jim Iyke has been at the fore front of a political moment called the Youth Democratic Party.

It’s only a matter of time before he tells us what he is running for.


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