Lagos - Nollywood actor cum politician Desmond Elliot has gotten the endorsement of the All Progressive Congress(APC) to contest at the 2015 election.
The APC gave their backing to Desmond Elliot on their official Twitter page where they wrote “Guess who our new celebrity candidate is @deselliot Welcome aboard... God save Nigeria God bless APC’
The actor and director will be contesting for the Surulere constituency seat at the Lagos State House of Assembly
This recognition may grant him safe passage through the party primaries as the 2015 general elections approach.
Also read: Desmond Elliot officially releases political manifesto
He first announced intentions to go into politics in March, and released his political manifesto for the polls in September.
His manifesto covered sports development, a widows aid program and health care for the elderly, nursing mothers and children.
-News24For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page.