Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele as she emerges the Deputy Governorship candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Lagos State chapter of the Poeples Democratic Party (PDP) had shortlisted five names as the potential running mate of the party’s governorship candidate, Alhaji Abdulaziz Olajide Adediran who is popularly addressed as Jandor.
The shortlisted names were Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, former governorship aspirant, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour; former Senatorial candidate for Lagos East Yeye Shobajo; another governorship aspirant David Kolawole Vaughan known as DAKOVA and Engr. Teslim Balogun”.
Funke Akindele was favored after.
Twitter user and Political Strategist, Hon. Otaigbe Imadegbelo, confirmed this in a post he shared.
“Funke Akindele is Lagos PDP candidate, Jandors running mate”.
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Mrs Funke Akindele Bello had been serenaded with lots of love from Nigerians who were glad about her big feat in politics.
In a video which made rounds, the actress was seen in a car as street urchins serenaded her car chanting her praises.
They could be heard singing, “You are a winner”.
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As expected, the news caused a division among social media users as some applauded the new political movement in Nollywood while others condemned it.