Fans and colleagues have heaped praises actress Iyabo Ojo for declaring support for the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi.

Amid accusations by some entertainers about their colleagues who were ‘standing on the fence’ on a preferred candidate in the polls, the ‘Eze nwanyi (Queen Mother) as she’s fondly called by her beau, Paulo said she was an ‘Obidient’.

Sharing a poster of the Labour Party with Obi’s photo on it, the mother of two said: “My choice is @peterobigregory we need a breath of fresh air & I strongly believe in his vision & mission, most especially his management skills.


“Nigeria cannot be repaired in 4 years but we need a positive starting point for a better Nigeria so that our children & the ones yet unborn won’t have to face this hardship we’re facing.

”We need to start building a system that will work for the betterment of our people & our country.

“We need accountability for every wrong or right decision that is made …. Lies will no longer slide.

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“This vote is not about ethnicity & religion for me….. It’s about ending the struggle & pain of the common man. It’s about not letting the death of all those who lost their lives during the endsars protest go in vain.

”….. This is deep for me…..But unfortunately, I can’t campaign bcos I’m a target ….. if God willing, I pray that his Excellency Peter Obi wins & I pray he doesn’t disappoint us when he gets in, so help us God.

”If he doesn’t win, whoever wins I pray leads Nigeria right, if not, Nigeria will not be able to stand the doom that will await.

“Please vote your choice, vote peacefully, protect your vote, vote your conscience, vote for a better Nigeria…… God bless Nigeria, God bless us all … #iamobedient #obedientmovement.”

Reacting, many including celebrities showered her with praises for finally showing solidarity with the ‘Obidient’ movement.

Peter PSqaure stated: “I told y’all months ago that almost all the entertainers/celebrities are all OBIdient! Here we come!”

Hilda Dokunbo said: “Thank you for always standing on the side of the truth. Posterity will remember you.”

Cubana Chief Priest said: “My twin wife.”

Tunde Ednut stated: “If you were younger than me, I for toast you today ma!”

healthertainer said: “Thank you for not chanting “vote wisely” without putting a name to it. Peter Obi is the right choice.”

lighthouse_signature wrote: “Today the love I have for u jst increase by 100000000000000 a beta Nigeria can only happen once we stop thinking about our personal interests n being tribalist obi I stand come February 25th.”

Onochieosheokwu stated: “I swear me and Oga @pauloo2104 go drag this woman now, am sending my family people.. Waitin… only you fine.. only you get sense…”

Tundecla said: “It takes an unwavering resolution for someone like you to publicly mention who you feel will do the job. I know you would have fought some silent, emotional and mental battles, but you despise all condemnations to do this. I know that some people will fall out of relationships and affiliations with you. You’re a rare leader.”

tokunboawoga_ wrote: “The love I have for you just tripled @iyaboojofespris. May God guide and protect everything you hold dear. If he wins God willing, we pray he doesn’t disappoint.”

slay_kids_naija stated: “I’ve always had massive respect for you but today it’s much more. God bless you ma.”