Nollywood Actor and anchor of reality show, Gulder Ultimate Search, Bob-Manuel Udokwu has reportedly decided to join his colleagues to venture into Nigerian politics.
Bob-Manuel has declared his intention to contest in the 2015 general elections into Anambra State House of Assembly to represent Idemili North constituency.
This was disclosed in a statement sent to CKN Nigeria.
According to the statement, his decision to contest is so that he can help develop & transform the state in line with the vision of the present administration.
He also wants to help develop Idemili North area & make it the constituency to beat in the state.
Bob-Manuel, a former SA to Governor Peter Obi, therefore called for prayers and support to enable him achieve his ambition to serve his people.
In recent times, a good number of Nigerian entertainers have been delving into politics. First, it was Desmond Elliot who recently made it known that he was running for a seat in the Lagos State House of Reps in order to help common men, and then, Kate Henshaw came along, revealing her aspiration to contest for the Federal House of Representatives for Calabar Munical/Odukpani Federal Constituency.
Other entertainers who have revealed their political ambition include, Comedian Julius Agwu and a Port Harcourt based comedian, Dan D’Humorous, real name Daniel Chibuzor Nnwoka.
Bob Manuel Udokwu is a leading and pioneer Nollywood actor who is a native of Idemili North Local Government in Anambra. He has featured in countless celebrated movies like ‘Evil Genius’, ‘Tokunboh’, ‘Blood Brothers’, ‘Risky Affairs’, ‘Pestilence’, ‘Ogbaje’, ‘My Girl nad others.