Versed Nollywood actress, Kate Offiong Henshaw has revealed her intention to run for the House of Representatives at the 2015 general elections under the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).
Officially unveiling her political ambition on her 43rd birthday, the Onga and Samsung ambassador intends to represent the Calabar Municipal/Odukpani Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives in Abuja.
Prepared to test her leg in the murky waters of politics at the PDP primaries in October, Kate maintains that her intention to run is basically to serve the people and show a humane way to lead when in position.
"I have a strong interest and desire to serve my people and especially show that there is a better more humane way to do things when you are in a position of leadership.Putting the people first and being accountable to them as well as being accessible, I am also very keen to promote and champion the provision of clean water, good roads and sanitation in my constituency.
"One of my key areas of project focus areas will be provision of affordable education and quality healthcare especially for expecting and young mothers," Henshaw said.