Popular Nollywood actor and comedian, Okon Lagos, whose real name is Imeh Bishop Umoh, has been appointed an aide to Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State.
Okon Lagos is now Special Assistant to the Governor On Ethical and Social Reorientation.
The comical actor confirmed the appointment on his Instagram page and also thanked the Akwa Ibom governor for finding him worthy for the new job.
He said, “Yes it’s true… been made Special Assistant To The Governor On Ethical and Social Reorientation, Akwa Ibom State. Thank you Governor Udom Emmanuel. Most above all, Thank you, Jesus!”
The comedian, who came by the name Okon from the lead role he played in the movie ‘Okon Lagos’ which also brought him to limelight.
He later did ‘Okon Goes to School, and several other films.
Okon Lagos is one of the best comic actors Nigeria has produced, those familiar with his work said.
He has won the the hearts of fans both locally and internationally.