‘Okon Lagos’ Appointed SA To Gov. Udom
Nollywood actor, Imeh Bishop Umoh popularly called Okon Lagos, has been appointed Special Assistant to the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel on Ethical and Social Re-orientation.
He joined Ini Edo who was recently appointed Special Assistant to the Governor on Tourism in Akwa Ibom State.
The comic actor, who hails from Nsit Ibom Local Government Area of the state, has been featured in over 100 movies.
The 2008 Emem Isong-produced movie ‘Uyai,’ drew attention to the actor. However, he became a household name after his character in the hilarious hit movies ‘Okon goes to Lagos’ ‘Okon Goes to School,’ among others.
According to Ime who doesn’t drink or smoke, “I am naturally high. Do I look like someone who is normal? I am not normal,” he once said.
The actor met his wife Idara at a wedding where he was the master of ceremony, and she was one of the bridesmaids. They got married on October 17, 2013, in Uyo.
In 2014, Ime and his wife welcomed their beautiful daughter Wauneta, Imeabasi Umoh, who recently turned 1.
He once listed Mr. Bean, Nkem Owoh and Mr Ibu as his role models.