Nigerian popular celebrities chose to sit on the fence and would instead not endorse any candidate but urge Nigerians to get their PVC.
With a few months to the 2023 general elections, Nigerians, as well as some celebrities, have been drumming support for their preferred candidates.
Peter and Paul Okoye have thrown their weight behind Peter Obi, while Brymo supports Bola Tinubu.
List of celebrities with support for their preferred candidates.
While the BBNaija reality star has not yet endorsed Atiku, some netizens believed his video chat with the presidential candidate was a means of swaying the public to him.
Cross made headlines after he had a rare opportunity of getting on a video call with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate. Sharing a photo on his official Twitter page, Cross went on to ask his followers if they had any idea who would emerge as Atiku’s running mate.
Nigerian singer and songwriter is one of the few celebrities who have come out public Brymo, while reacting to a tweet, said Tinubu is the man with a plan who should be allowed to lead the country despite being old.
The singer also said it was time for a city boy to rule the country, referring to the former Lagos state governor.
3. Peter and Paul Okoye of Psquare
The twin brothers and singers have thrown their weight behind the LP candidate Peter Obi.
In a statement via his social media timeline, Peter declared support for Obi on social media and called on fellow Nigerians to do the same. “He is the most qualified to save and fix our beloved Country! A Disciplined and Principled man. Peter Obi will tell you place, name, and time of what he did,” he wrote in an IG post.
Like his twin brother too, took it to his instagram page by posting it.
4. MC Olumo
The former chairman of the Lagos chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), MC Oluomo, is a big supporter of Tinubu and has always made it known.
After Tinubu’s emergence, MC Oluomo was among the first to send a congratulation message to the APC candidate as a video of him dancing went viral on social media.
Talented rapper Erigga seemed to have taken a lot of time before arriving at his preferred candidate as he openly supported Obi.
Veteran rapper and activist has also shown support for LP candidate Obi.
7. Kate Henshaw
Nollywood actress Kate Henshaw has also declared support LP presidential candidate. The actress, while reacting to Obi’s tweet about him contesting in 2023, simply said ‘Yes’ under his tweet.