Nov 22, 2014 – Bukky Wright Joins Politics: Another Nigerian, Yoruba Actress Running For Abeokuta, Ogun State House Of Representatives
After Funke Adesiyan, another Nollywood Yoruba actress has made known her intention to join the race of politics.
The lady in question is veteran actress Bukky Wright who is planning to join her colleagues eyeing political seats under different platforms.
Bukky Wright has joined the competitive political race under SDP, Social Democratic Party.
The 47-year-old mother of two boys and grandmother of one graduated from UNILAG with a degree in Economcs.
The Ogun-born actress who joined Nollywood in 1996 has over 100 movies to her name.
A close source told NaijaGists.com that she was asked to run by big shots at SDP who promised to fund her campaign to ensure her victory
She is representing Abeokuta South Constituency. Check out Bukky Wright’s campaign poster below
Other Nollywood Yoruba celebrities who had ventured into the business of politics include Toyin Adegbola aka Asewo to re Mecca and Funke Adesiyan who has now relocated to Ibadan to facilitate her campaign.
According to political analysts, these celebs are rushing into politics for their own selfish interests.
We all know that Nigerian politicians are super wealthy folks.
They will promise heaven and earth before election but once they are elected, they’ll be pressured by lobbyists to loot their area dry.
Congrats to Bukky…. Nah her luck.