Congratulatory messages are pouring in for Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele as she emerges the Deputy Governship candidate for PDP.
Kemi Filani news reported that Funke Akindele Bello had added a great feat to her numerous achievements as she delved into politics.
The “Jenifa Diary” actress had been nominated as PDP Deputy for Lagos Governship Candidate.
The Lagos State chapter of the Poeples Democratic Party (PDP) had shortlisted five names as the potential running mate of the party’s governorship candidate, Alhaji Abdulaziz Olajide Adediran who is popularlypopularly 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”.
Kemi Filani news recalls Funke Akindele Bello had been serenaded with lots of love from Nigerians who were glad about her big feat in politics.
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”.