dr. Olajide Adediran, popularly known as Jandor, candidate for governor of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, has announced popular Nollywood actress and entrepreneur Funke Akindele as his running mate. The announcement was made by Adediran in a sponsored ad followed by Nairametrics on Arise Television on Tuesday morning, July 12, 2022. Adediran said Funke Akindele, who hails from Ikorodu, the senatorial district of Lagos, as well as the incumbent vice governor, enjoys overwhelming popularity. to gather votes. According to reports, Funke Akindele emerged as the deputy governor nominee after defeating former governor aspiring, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour; former Senatorial candidate for Lagos East, Yeye Shobajo, another candidate for governor, David Kolawole Vaughan known as Dakova and Engr. Teslim Balogun to grab the slot.
Funke Akindele gives reason to accept that she is a running mate
Meanwhile, Akindele confirmed her candidacy for the PDP’s deputy governorship in a video posted on her verified Instagram page on Tuesday, where she will be Olajide Adediran’s running mate. News continues after this ad In the video she posted on Tuesday, she revealed her reasons for becoming a running mate. She said: “I saw it as an opportunity to help liberate and improve the well-being of our people, especially the underprivileged youth, women and girls. News continues after this advertisement “My decision is not only to accept this enormous responsibility, but to work tirelessly and replenish Jandor’s burning desire to fulfill our dear Lagos’ full potential.”