Someone will always want to take all the credit for invention in Nigerian politicking and this time Richard Mofe Damijo wants his.
The commissioner for Culture in Delta state says he is the pioneer of entertainers diving into politics. Speaking on his invite to be a commissioner in Delta, he said
“It’s humbling. I mean, I couldn’t have asked for a better thing. It’s just humbling and I am glad that he made the call because today, I have started a trend. Every other actor or entertainment person is going into politics. Somebody saw me at the airport the other day and said na you cause all dis wahala o, all your colleagues want to be like you. But my prayer is that all of them will be bigger than what I have done” – he told Yes! Magazine