In the calypso arena, he was once known as ‘Johnny Ma Boy’.
But following tonight’s nomination exercise in St Philip West, popular entertainer John King is now wholly and solely Mia Mottley’s boy.
A beaming Mottley welcomed King into the Opposition Barbados Labour Party fold tonight after he was nominated unopposed, as Don Callendar withdrew just before the internal process began.
In his inaugural speech as candidate, King promised constituents in the seat currently held by Government incumbent Dr David Estwick that they were about to “see movements like they never saw before.
“We are not only just going to win this seat, we are going to keep it for a long time,” he added.