Kunle Afolayan has joined the league of Nollywood actors with political appointment.
Prolific filmmaker Kunle Afolayan has been appointed into the Board of Lagos state Council for Arts and Culture.
On Wednesday, March 15, Afolayan took to his Instagram handle to announce his new appointment.
“It is time to serve the people! I am pleased to announce that I have been appointed as a member of the board of Lagos State council for art and culture with effect from 6th of March 2017.
E je ka t'era mose. Itesiwaju ipinle Eko lo je wa logun! Ire.”
His letter of appointment signed by secretary to the state government, Tunji Bello, the CEO producer was praised as a man of integrity, selfless service with past records of impressive performances. It reads in part:
“In approving your appointment due cognizance has been taken of your integrity, selfless service and past records of impressive performance. I, therefore, have no doubt that you will bring your wealth of experience to bear on your newly assigned responsibility and continue to justify the confidence reposed in you by His Excellency, the Governor.”
Attached to his letter of appointment was a copy of the Code of Conduct for Political Appointees in Lagos State Public Service which clearly highlights the expectations of government in respect of his job.
His appointment was effective March 6, 2017.
Meanwhile, actress Mercy Johnson was appointed by the Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello as his senior special assistant on entertainment, arts and culture on Tuesday, March 14.
Watch trailer of Kunle Afolayan's latest movie Omugwo below: