Bovi Ugboma, the Nigerian comedian, has joined other celebrities in endorsing the Go Nigeria campaign for effective youth participation in the 2023 general election.
Go Nigeria, an advocacy initiative to sensitize Nigerian youths to participate in the electoral process, announced its appointment of the entertainer in an ambassadorial deal on Tuesday.
With the deal, Bovi becomes the latest “Go Ambassador,” helping to intensify the public enlightenment initiative.
Go ambassadors are celebrities and outstanding people in various endeavours that include the arts, sciences, entertainment, tech professionals, performing artists, sportspeople, innovators, and social advocates.
Anap Foundation, an NGO committed to promoting good governance in Nigeria, has been partnering with celebrities who wield appreciable followership on social media with a strong voice and influence on young people.
The overall aim, it is understood, is to encourage the youth to register and vote en-masse in the 2023 elections.
The 18 Initial Advocates of the Go Nigeria Movement are drawn from all six geopolitical zones (3 from each zone).
They are Atedo Peterside (convener), Aisha Yesufu, Nuruddeen Lemu, Dike Chukwumerije, Folarin Falana (Falz), Bishop Matthew Hassan-Kukah, Arunma Oteh, Hamzat Lawal, and Tomiwa Aladekomo.
Others are Osita Chidoka, Tony Rapu, Yemi Adamolekun, Muhammad Ali Pate, HH Muhammad Sanusi II, Salamatu Hussaini Suleiman, Kashim Ibrahim-Imam, Ayisha Osori and Ibrahim Dahiru Waziri.
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