The Speaker of Parliament has this afternoon met with the delegation from Nigeria attending the 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference at Commonwealth Resort Munyonyo.
The elated speaker shared pictures of her with the delegation including that with famous former Nollywood actor turned politician Desmond Elliot.
Desmond Elliot is the Member of Parliament for Sulurere Constituency in Nigeria.
Desmond Elliot (born Desmond Oluwashola Elliot; 4 February 1974) is a Nigerian actor, director, and politician who has starred in over two hundred films and a number of television shows and soap operas. He won best supporting actor in a drama at the 2nd Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards and was nominated for best supporting actor at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards. He was elected as a lawmaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Surulere Constituency, in the 11 April 2015 Nigerian General Elections.
Elliot was born to a Yoruba father from Olowogbowo in Lagos Island, Lagos and a mother from Illah in Oshimili North, Delta State; He received his primary education at Air Force Primary School and later attended St John’s College, both in Jos. He studied economics at Lagos State University and graduated in 2003.
Elliot declared his intentions in September 2014 to run for Lagos State House of Assembly under the All Progressives Congress. He contested and won the Surulere Constituency in the 11 April, 2015 Nigerian General Elections.
Elliot is married and has four children. He is involved in public relations for Globacom.
Desmond Elliot celebrated his 15th wedding anniversary with his wife,Victoria Elliot on December 26th, 2018.