Nollywood actor and businessman, Emeka Ike has joined the growing number of entertainers who are vying for political offices. The 51 year old announce
Nollywood actor and businessman, Emeka Ike has joined the growing number of entertainers who are vying for political offices. The 51 year old announced his decision to represent his constituency in Imo State at the House of Representatives. He will be contesting on the Young Progressive Party (YPP) platform for the Ideato South local government seat in Imo.
“Campaign up, YPP, youth and masses friendly party. Let’s go fellow masses, YPP is changing the grassroots narrative. Youths, it’s our time. Real leaders should step out to the centre stage. Let’s sample the stuff u are made of. Not merely sharing money with no content.”
Emeka Ike, won the debut edition of the Celebrity Gulder Ultimate Search in 2010, lost the Actors Guild Association of Nigeria (AGN) to Ibinabo Fiberesima whom he had been contending with for AGN leadership. The duo reached a peace agreement at the 2017 Peace and Reconciliation Conference that held in Enugu. In 2005, he began contending for AGN leadership in 2005 after Ejike Asiegbu’s tenure as president.