LAGOS, Nigeria; 14th May 2018
Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson-Okojie and her husband, Prince Odianosen Okojie were the guests of the president of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Brig Gen Julius Maada-Bio and his wife Fatima Maada Bio at their home in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The dinner was a break from several activities marking the inauguration of Sierra Leone’s newest president.
The president and his wife who are self-professed fans of Okojie entertained the star and her husband to dinner on the terrace of their home in the hillside of Freetown.
Mercy Johnson Okojie had earlier attended the inauguration ceremony at the national stadium, a cocktail and the state ball which took place afterwards, as a special guest. Okojie and her husband also met with the Sierra Leonian Vice President Mohammed Juldeh Jalloh, Liberian president George Weah, and the First Lady of Gambia, Fatoumatta Bah-Barrow.
“It was an honour to be a part of the celebration of Sierra Leone’s democracy,” she said. “I am very thankful to the President Rtd Brig. Gen Julius Maada Bio and his lovely wife for their warm welcome. I am incredibly humbled and blown away by all the love I have received in Sierra Leone. It has been a one-of-a-kind experience and I will definitely be back again” she added.
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