As Nollywood actress Funke Akindele is chosen as the PDP’s nominee for deputy governor, fans rejoice.
With her foray into politics, Funke Akindele Bello adds a significant accomplishment to her long list of successes.
The actress from “Jenifa Diary” had been selected as the PDP’s deputy candidate for governor of Lagos.
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, Alhaji Abdulaziz Olajide Adediran who is popularly addressed as Jandor.
Daily Trust reports that among the shortlisted names were Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, former governorship aspirant, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour; former Senatorial candidate for Lagos East Yeye Shobajo; another governship 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.
In a new update, Funke Akindele was favored after she was listed among five names released as the potential running mates of the party’s governorship candidate, Alhaji Abdulaziz Olajide Adediran popularly known as Jandor.
Twitter user and Political Strategist, Hon. Otaigbe Imadegbelo, confirmed this in a post he shared.
“FUNKE AKINDELE IS LAGOS PDP CANDIDATE, JANDORS RUNNING MATE”.