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Actor Femi Adebayo ‘Jelili’ appointed SA to Kwara Gov


Nollywood actor Femi Adebayo has been appointed Special Assistant on Arts, Culture and Tourism to the Governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed.

The versatile actor who played Jelili in the comic Yoruba flick of the same title was announced for the new position on Monday.

Sharing the good news, the 43-year-old Law graduate wrote on Instagram: ”Today i was appointed as Special Assistant (SA) to the Kwara State Governor, on Arts, Culture and Tourism. Thank God 4 an opportunity 2 transform my state into a foremost tourist state that will attract foreign and domestic tourists. My fans i need ur support. Leave me not.”

Femi is the son of veteran actor Adebayo Salami, aka Oga Bello.

An award-winning actor, Femi made his first cross-over role, playing Banji in Kunle Afolayan’s movie, October 1.

Recall that actors Ini Edo and Kate Henshaw were recently appointed into similar positions in their home states: Edo is Special Adviser on Tourism in Akwa Ibom State to Governor Emmanuel Udoh of Akwa Ibom, while Henshaw is Special Adviser, Liason, Lagos to Cross Rivers State governor, Prof. Ben Ayade.

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