On Wednesday Nollywood actor, Kenneth Okonkwo has officially joined the Labour Party ahead of the 2023 general elections.
Recall that the movie star had in on July 12, 2022, resigned his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
The actor’s desire to dump the ruling party followed the selection of Kashim Shettima as the running mate of the APC presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu.
On his Instagram feed on Wednesday, Okonkwo shared pictures of himself with Labour Party executives in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
He wrote. ‘’It was an honour and a privilege to be welcomed into the Labour Party on the 23rd of August, 2022, at the Supreme God House, Apo, Abuja, by the entire executive of the FCT Labour Party, led by its Chairman, Comrade Peter Diugwu, representing the National Executive of the Party.
“I feel loved and cherished by the visit of these distinguished officials of this people-centric party to our chambers which culminated in my officially joining the Labour Party as a member”.
The actor pledged to support the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi.