Thespian, Mercy Johnson-Okojie, has been appointed Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on entertainment, arts and culture to Yahaya Bello, the Governor of Kogi State.
Johnson-Okoji, a mother of three was appointed along with 53 other people as SSA.
The appointments take effect from Saturday, April 1, according to a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government; Dr. Mrs. Ayoade Folashade Arike.
The additional appointments at the state level is expected 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 statement said.
Johnson-Okojie, is a leading actress in the Nigerian film industry popular as Nollywood. She made her acting debut in the movie, The Maid.