Nollywood actor, Emeka Ike campaigns for a seat in the House of Representatives

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Emeka Ike

Nollywood actor, Emeka Ike, has commenced his campaign to contest for a seat in the House of Representatives.

Ike, 51 made the announcement on his Instagram page and shared pictures from his campaign.

The actor, who is from Imo state said he would be flying the flag of the Young Progressive Party (YPP) to represent Ideato South Federal Constituency at the Lower Chamber of the National Assembly.

Ike, who won the debut edition of the Celebrity Gulder Ultimate Search, lost the Actors Guild Association of Nigeria (AGN).

Ike had been contending with Ibinabo Fibresima for AGN leadership and the duo reached a peace agreement at the 2017 Peace and Reconciliation Conference held in Enugu.

Other entertainers, including Bankole Wellington popularly known as Banky W, and Funke Adesiyan have also signified interests to run for political offices in 2019.

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