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Now that Mercy Johnson has been appointed by Gov. Bello as SSA on Entertainment…

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has appointed Nollywood actress,
Mercy Johnson-Okojie, senior special assistant (SSA) on entertainment,
arts and culture.The 32-year-old wife and mother was appointed along 53 other senior
special assistants to the governor into various offices in the
administration.

A statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Mrs. Ayoade
Folashade Arike, made available to the media on Tuesday said the
appointments take effect from April 1, 2017.

The rationale for the additional appointees at the state level, the
statement read, is to “plug identified gaps in service delivery, fill
key positions with the right people and to broaden inclusiveness in
governance by bringing people from more communities on board.”

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Born in Lagos to a former naval officer, Mercy represents Okehi Local
Government Area of Kogi State in Bello’s list of SSAs. Congrats to her!

Tireni Adebayo

Tireni Adebayo is the Editor of Kemi Filani News. She has BSC in Mass Communication from the Redeemer's University and M.A in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos (2014 - 2015) where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising and Digital Media.  When she is not writing, she is either listening to music or reading her favorite books. Tel: +2348000000901 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email: [email protected]

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