Kogi governor, Yahaya Bello has appointed Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson-Okojie as his senior special assistant on entertainment, arts and culture.

The delectable actress was appointed along 53 other senior special assistants to the governor into various offices in the administration.

Her appointment was made public on Tuesday in a press statement on Tuesday by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr, Mrs. Ayoade Folashade Arike.

The rationale for the additional appointees at the state level, the statement read, is to “plug identified gaps in service delivery, fill key positions with the right people and to broaden inclusiveness in governance by bringing people from more communities on board.”
The position is the first political appointment for the 32-year-old actress who made her foray into the limelight in the movie, The Maid.