Mercy Johnson Okojie

Mercy Johnson Okojie

Mercy Johnson Okojie hails from Okene in Kogi State. Born in Lagos to parents, Daniel and Elizabeth Johnson. She is the fourth child in a family of seven.

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According to Naij.com, Mercy reveals she got into the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) because she failed her Jamb exam. Johnson has appeared in over 100 movies. From Drama to comedy, Mercy Johnson Okojie has mastered her craft.  Mercy has revealed that growing up was tough and had difficulty paying her school fees. She also reveals that she worked as a housemaid to survive. Johnson won the 2009 African Film Award for best supporting actress.

She is touching lives through the Mercy Johnson Foundation.  The foundation  is concerned with making sure that underprivileged children get back to school.  So far, Mercy has launched series of sensitization workshops and visitations, each time giving out gifts like stationery to the school pupils. According to her, she is doing this in recognition of the benefit of education in the life of every young child. She is currently the SSA Art and Culture Kogi State, she initiated the KOGI TALENT HUNT to discover young talent and nurture them.

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