Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson Okogie has been appointed by the President of Sierra Leone Julius Maada Bio to promote girl child education in the West African country.
The mother of three who also doubles as the Senior Special Assistant on Entertainment, Arts and Culture to Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, is now saddled with the responsibility to lead the new direction for girl child education in the country and also empower young girls.
Reports say as part of activities to kick off the promotion of girl child education in the country, the actress paid a courtesy call to St Joseph Convent Secondary School which incidentally is the same school attended by the First Lady of Sierra Leone Fatima Jabbe Maada Bio.
Recall that Mercy Johnson and her husband, Prince Odi Okojie were invited as special guests during the Sierra Leone Presidential Inauguration ceremony staged last month on the invitation of the newly elected president.
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