Moments ago, the actor who is 28-years-old made this known on Thursday, February 23rd, 2023 to all and sundry via his verified Instagram page.He will be contesting against senior colleague, 49-year-old Desmond Elliot who has been in the Lagos State House since April 2015 till date under the party APC.
Taking to his verified Instagram page, Olumide Oworu, the “Far From Home” star wrote:
“It is with a sense of honour and duty that I announce my candidacy for membership of The Lagos State House of Assembly – Surulere Constituency 1 on the platform of The Labour Party. The youth of this generation in Nigeria are more politically aware than ever and are now striving to have our voices heard and take part in the government process of this great country.
As someone with a passion for youth development, it is on this note that I tender myself in service to play my part in the actualization of an all inclusive government, where the young Nigerian intellectuals have a chance to make a change by being a part of the move for the creation of a new Nigeria. Thank you for your support. A new Nigeria is POssible #Lumi2023 #LabourParty #HouseOfAssembly #ObiDatti2023.”
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