Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, has she emerged the Deputy Governorship candidate for PDP.
O’News Blog reported earlier that the “Jenifa Diary” actress was nominated as PDP Deputy for Lagos Governorship Candidate.
The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had shortlisted five names as the potential running mate of the party’s governorship candidate, 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.
As expected, the news caused a division among social media users as some applauded the new political movement in Nollywood while others condemned it.
Twitter user and Political Strategist, Hon. Otaigbe Imadegbelo, confirmed this in a post he shared.
Funke Akindele is Lagos PDP candidate, Jandor's running mate !!! pic.twitter.com/IY0jCxCbJe
— Hon. Otaigbe Imadegbelo (@Imudia_se2) July 6, 2022
“Funke Akindele is Lagos PDP candidate, Jandors running mate”.
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”.