Kogi Appoints Mercy Johnson As Special Assistant
Popular Nigerian actress, Mercy Johnson is top on the list of 63 aides appointed by the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello on Tuesday.
The actress, who hails from Okehi Local Council Area, was appointed as the Senior Special Adviser, SSA to the Governor on Entertainment, Arts and Culture.
Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Mrs. Ayoade Folashade Arike, in Lokoja, said the appointments are effective from 1st of April, 2017.
32 year old Mercy is a Nigerian actress who has been described as one who possesses great talent and versatility.
The mother of 3 beautiful children began her acting career in 2004.
The rationale for the additional appointees 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.”
According to the statement, in addition to the 54 Senior Special Assistants appointed, 9 Special Assistants to the Governor as Federal Constituency Supervisors for the GYB Connect Programme have also been approved.