AWWW! See Cute Photos As Mercy Johnson Dedicates Her Baby, Divine Mercy In Church
Dec. 01, 2020
Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson Okojie has finally dedicated her recently-born daughter, Divine Mercy in church.
The mother of four took to social media earlier today, December 1, 2020, where she shared photos from the dedication ceremony and they were so cute!
"We Dedicated God’s Gift to us," she captioned the photos on Instagram.
See more photos below;
Okojie and her hubby welcomed their fourth child together back in May.
Her husband took to his Instagram page on Monday, May 4, where he announced the big news.
The actress welcomed her fourth child in the United States of America with her husband and other kids by her side.
Mercy Johnson got married to Prince Odi Okojie back in 2011. They are parents to three girls and one boy.
The eldest daughter’s name is Purity Ozioma, and she was born on December 20, 2012. The second child is the only son named Henry, who was born on October 15, 2014. The third is a girl named Angel, born on December 11, 2015, while the last is Divine Okojie, born May 4 2020.
The Kogi-state born actress has acted in over 100 films since making her Nollywood debut. She has been serving as the senior special assistant (SSA) to the Kogi state governor on entertainment, arts and culture since 2017.
The actress has opened up on her grass to grace story in the past speaking on how they used to live with Lizards when she was growing up.
"Sometimes when I cry in movies, it isn't the script that makes me cry. When I recall my humble beginning, I give thanks to God. When I remember how we moved into an uncompleted building and had to take cover whenever it rained because of the condition of the house"
"How my brother did a menial job as a bricklayer to earn a living and those days when we rolled over a stick to cover the windows up till the point when I started acting and raised money to cover the roof.
"I recall those days we were living with lizards because the floor and the walls of the house were not plastered, or when I had scars as a result of my several falls.”
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Awards & Accolades
In 2009, the actress won an award for Best Supporting Actress at the 2009 African Movie Award ceremony. Fast forward a few years later and she won the Best Actress award at the 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role in the comedy movie Dumebi the Dirty Girl.
In December 2011, she was listed as Google's most searched Nigerian celebrity, a position she also held in 2012.
She recently made her debut as a film producer with the epic film, The Legend of Inikpi.
Earlier this year, Mercy Johnson and her husband celebrated their nine years anniversary.
In an interview, the celebrity couple had revealed that they on a plane.
Prince had said, “I met Mercy for the first time in 2008 on a flight from France. We both flew Business Class and I asked for her number but she refused.
“She was very down-to-earth even as a celebrity. I know how a lot of them behave but she is different. Being very focused and a go-getter, I did everything I could just to have her including her number after I set my eyes on her.
On her part, the delectable actress said, “After the flight episode, he came around to Surulere where I was getting my hair done at a salon. Somehow, he had gotten my number and we spoke. We talked and later had dinner.
See this adorable video from Mercy Johnson's hubby's birthday party;
Nigerian Gay Rights Activist, Bisi Alimi Celebrates 16 Years Of Being HIV Positive
Popular Nigerian gay activist, Bisi Alimi has revealed that it has been 16 years since he tested HIV positive.
The activist made this known in a post he shared on social media earlier today, December 1st, which marks World AIDS Day all over the globe.
He tested positive for HIV in 2004.
According to the 45-year-old, the first four years after he was diagnosed with HIV was tough for him because of the stigma and the discrimination he faced at the time.
However, he's been able to overcome all of that following the support and love from the people that matter to him.
Sharing the above photo of his blood sample being extracted from his arm, he wrote:
"On this World AIDS Day, I want to share this again. It’s has been 16yrs I tested positive for HIV. 16yrs I have been living with the virus. The first 4yrs was hard and tough for me, not because of the virus, but because of the stigma and the discrimination and shame. I look back at those 16yrs and where I am today and there is no better way to say this; the resilience and support and love of the people that matter has kept me alive, kept loving, and kept me inspired.
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