As the general elections draw near in Nigeria, looks like our celebrities will be getting geared up to mobilise citizens to perform their civic rights. Some celebrities are also preparing to venture into politics and contest for elective offices in the forthcoming elections.
Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has disclosed that she has never voted or tried to in any of the Nigeria elections.
Omotola disclosed it after collecting her Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC.
The 40yrs old actress took to Instagram to share that the violent nature that characterised elections in Nigeria was the reason she stayed away from polling units.
“Today (Thursday), I collected my PVC. I’ve never voted or tried to. It’s taken a lot to get here for me. As a kid, my mum beat me mercilessly for thinking of going near a voting point.
“There was violence and some neighbours died. Never broken out of that experience till today,” The whole exercise took barely 15mins and was very peaceful. Phew! What has your experience registering been?#k2 #k2security #EiE #RSVP #PVC #Tvc #hackathon,”