By Cynthia Akande
Popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele has emerged the Deputy Governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for Lagos State governorship election.
The Lagos State chapter of the 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.
She emerged the deputy governorship candidate, beating four other nominees to the position.
Twitter user and Political Strategist, Hon. Otaigbe Imadegbelo, confirmed this in a post he shared stating:
“Funke Akindele is Lagos PDP candidate, Jandor’s running mate”
The governorship election is scheduled for March 11, 2023.