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Funke Akindele Selected As PDP Lagos Deputy Governor Candidate

Funke Akindele Selected As PDP Lagos Deputy Governor Candidate

Funke Akindele Selected As PDP Lagos Deputy Governor Candidate

Funke Akindele Selected As PDP Lagos Deputy Governor Candidate

The Peoples Democratic Party has selected Nollywood actress Funke Akindele as its deputy candidate for governor of Lagos State.

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On Tuesday, the actress declared in a video posted to her verified Instagram page that she was running for deputy governor.

She had now been selected to serve as Olajide Adediran, also known as Jandor, the PDP candidate for governor of Lagos State.

She explained why she decided to run as a running mate in the video she posted on Tuesday.

She said, “I saw it as an opportunity to help liberate and improve the wellbeing of our people, particularly the deprived youth, women, and the girl child.

Funke Akindele Selected As PDP Lagos Deputy Governor Candidate

“My decision is not just to accept this huge responsibility but to also work tirelessly and complement Jandor’s burning desire to see our dear Lagos live up to its full potential.”

Meanwhile, when she said her name at the end of the video, the Ikorodu-born indigene of Lagos didn’t include her husband’s name, Bello.

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This comes two weeks after her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello, popularly known as JJC Skillz, announced that they have gone their separate ways.

Bello, who confirmed the separation in an Instagram post on July 1, said things had not been going well between him and the actress in the last two years, adding that all efforts expended on reconciling their differences had proved abortive.

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The actress, however, has remained silent on her separation from her husband as she is yet to address Bello’s claims.


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