Adesua Etomi, the wife of music executive and politician, Olubankole Wellington, popularly known by his stage name Banky W, has given the reason she gave her husband 100 percent support in his political career.
In 2019, Banky W joined politics to run for the federal constituency of Eti-Osa in the House of Representatives as a member of the Modern Democratic Party (MDP). In 2022, Banky W was declared the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party for House of Reps.
According to Adesua in a recent interview, she was worried when her husband disclosed his ambitions and decided to join politics.
However, she added that her fears and her concerns subsided when she realized Banky W was pursuing a higher purpose.
“When Banky said he was going to go into politics, I was a little bit worried. I spoke about this many times before but I also believe that purpose is more important than fear. I want to see him prove his purpose, so he has my support 100 percent, she stated.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports that Adesua starred in her first feature film Knocking On Heaven’s Door.
She won the Best Actress in a Drama award at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role in the 2015 romantic drama film ‘Falling’.
Her performance in Falling earned her the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award for Best Actress in a Drama.
Other notable films she has appeared in include A Soldier’s Story (2015), Out of Luck (20,15), and Couple of Days (2016). Adesua played Shiela in the fourth and fifth seasons of Shuga, a television soap opera about HIV/AIDS prevention.
She began starring as Amaka Obiora, an undercover police officer, in Yemisi Wada’s crime series LasGidi Cops, which debuted in June 2016 on television.
Banky W’s wife was also featured on Vogue’s list of 14 global superstars. In February 2022, she released her first single titled ‘So Natural’.