It is actually love in the air and countless love ones across the globe are preparing themselves ahead of the special lover’s day; but this super screen actress that needs no introduction; Mercy Johnson-Okojie has said it all that it’s not always love at the first sight but perseverance and love make every relationship better and stronger.
This Nollywood diva and mother of three produced her epic movie and it grossed 7.4 million naira said meeting her husband, wasn’t love at first sight but funnily enough, it wasn’t…hahaha. It was about the second time we met, that we exchanged contact, had a lunch date and the rest they say is history, as in beautiful history with 3 kids and 1 more on the way.
According to the award-winning actress on what was the attraction. In her words; ‘My Odi is a fine man...hahaha. So that was my initial attraction and then getting to know him, he has a heart of gold and is hardworking, that just topped it all for me.
Mercy Johnson officially became Mrs Okojie in 2011, married to Prince Odianosen Okojie, popularly known as Odi. The grand wedding ceremony was held at Christ Embassy, Oregun, Ikeja, following the traditional marriage on 26th August at Iyana Iba Lagos.
Mercy Johnson hails from Okene in Kogi State. Born in Lagos to a former naval officer, Mr Daniel Johnson and Mrs Elizabeth Johnson, she is the fourth child in a family of seven. Mrs. Okojie who started her primary education in Calabar, advice women and your colleagues on how to balance marriage and their career. She said ‘It is not an easy task to be honest. For me it’s all about prioritizing and so I make sure I do for what I have to do as a wife and a mum and then thankfully, my husband is supportive of my career, so when it’s time for work I do my thing. Basically try to find a balance and always rely on God.