Movie star Iyabo Ojo has thrown her weight behind the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi.
The Nollywood actor made her political stand public in a lengthy Instagram post. She also urged the masses to desist from cyberbullying and respect everyone’s choice of candidate in the 2023 polls.
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“I do not understand why some people on social media has resulted to insulting other people who are not in support of their political candidate, it’s democracy & everyone is entitled to support who so ever they wish to support, if you don’t like their choice fine vote your choice, one thing you must understand is this politicians are friends behind close doors & they or their children will never loss a sweat nor blood becos of you, please! Please!! please!!! stop bullying people that are not supporting your own candidate, ejor,’’ she pleaded.
“We’re all different. So our views defer, we see things differently & reason differently, politics is not a do or die, it’s not war, I will not make enemies or fight with any of my friends, colleagues or family who decides to vote their choice of candidate no matter how much we both disagree on our believes….. please let’s all embrace peace & not lose focus.’’
On her decision to support Peter Obi, the thespian noted that her “visions and dreams” align with those of the former Anambra State governor.
Iyabo Ojo said:
“I Alice Iyabo Ojo strongly believes in Peter Obi & I stand Obedient in my choice whether he wins or not because my vision & dreams for my country alliance with the Obedient agenda…You also have a right to yours & and at the end of the day, one common interest we should all have is building a better Nigeria.’’
With Iyabo Ojo’s stand, she joins the group of Nollywood actors such as Chidi Mokeme, Charles Inojie, Zubby Michael, Uche Montana, and more who have made their support for Peter Obi public.