The governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello has appointed nolywood actress, Mercy Johnson as his new Senior Special Assistant on Entertainment, Arts and Culture.
Mercy Johnson was appointed alongside 62 others on Tuesday. The announcement was made by the Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Dr Folashade Ayoade.
According to Ayoade, the rationale for the appointments was to “fill key positions with the right people and to broaden inclusiveness in governance by bringing people from more communities on board” Vanguard reports.
Johnson is now one of the most sought-after Nollywood actresses. She has won several awards within and outside the country.