Mercy Johnson’s husband, Okojie wins APC Reps seat in Edo State




The husband of Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson, Prince Odianosen Okojie won his election as representative for Esan South-East/Esan North-East Federal Constituency of Edo State in the House of Representatives.


The results were announced by the Returning Officer for the constituency, Dr Victor Imade, on Sunday.

In the election held on Saturday, February 25, 2023, Okojie, who contested as All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, polled a total of 21,764 votes to edge the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate who had 10,007 to finish second while the Labour Party candidate recorded 11,528 votes.


Speaking to newsmen on his victory shortly after leaving the collation centre, Mr. Okojie said, “I am very happy, for me there is no victor and no vanquished all election are contested to be won and I am happy I won this.”


He shared the clip on his social media page with a caption that reads;

“With gratitude to God Almighty, My Family and the support of the good people of AGBAZILO, I was declared the winner of the Election for the Federal House of Representatives. Esan North-East/Esan South-East federal constituency 2023. Thank you for all your support and love. I am sincerely grateful.”


His wife, Actress Mercy Johnson took to her Instagram page to congratulate her husband.


She wrote, “Congratulations to @princeodiokojie on this win. You are a good man and a man of the people.

I am sure you will be an awesome federal representative for the good people of Esan land. The mission is now a movement.

There is a lot to be done no doubt and with all hands on deck, we shall surely get to the promised land.”


Mr Okojie was captured in a video celebrating his electoral success with a group of supporters and well-wishers.


Watch the video where he was rejoicing below;

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