Popular Nollywood actress, Adesua Etomi, has revealed her reaction when her husband Bankole Wellington, simply called Banky W, decided to join politics.

The award-winning actress said in a new interview that she was worried when Banky told her about joining politics.

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Banky W joined politics in 2019 to run for the federal constituency of Eti-Osa in the House of Representatives as a member of the Modern Democratic Party (MDP).

In 2022, Banky W was declared the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party for House of Reps.

According to Adesua Etomi she was worried about her husband’s political ambition.

Banky W and Adesua Etomi

However, she said that her fears and her concerns subsided when she realized Banky W was pursuing a higher purpose.

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In her words, “When Banky said he was going to go into politics, I was a little bit worried.

“I spoke about this many times before but I also believe that purpose is more important than fear.

“I want to see him prove his purpose, so he has my support 100 percent.”