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2023: Nigerians React As Funke Akindele Reportedly Emerges Lagos PDP Deputy Governorship Candidate


Nollywood actress and producer, Funke Akindele is topping trends on Twitter after reportedly emerging as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) deputy gubernatorial candidate for Lagos State.

Naija News earlier reported that Funke secured the position after beating the other five nominees, former governorship aspirant, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour; former Senatorial candidate for Lagos East, Yeye Shobajo, another governorship aspirant, David Kolawole Vaughan known as DAKOVA and Engr. Teslim Balogun.

A video of Funke Akindele and the governorship candidate Abdul Azeez Olajide Adediran popularly known as Jandor has gone viral online.

Many Nigerians have expressed mixed reactions over the new position of Funke Akindele, considering it is coming in the wake of her marriage crash.

deelipciouscakecafe wrote: “Why will i want to vote for funke. Asides her being am actress, what political structure or execution does she understand? What political policies does she have or has executed??? Is politics now a celebrity status?”

@PoojaMedia wrote: “Funke Akindele is the Lagos PDP deputy candidate. Let’s do a series with Lagos”

gen.abacha wrote: “You see Nigerians ehn una get issue, una want change, una want youth taking over but y’all want to pick and choose, now to many Funke is not good enough or qualified to run the public office.”

_iveekthur wrote: “I think PDP Lagos is more interested in coming first runner up than actual winners like there is a prize(thank you for coming ) for competing cos what’s all things”

class_up_thriftstore wrote: “Who won vote for funke? make she go work on her character first before she slap and send all Lagosians out of Lagos o.”

buksymayor07 wrote: “So these people belive that her popularity can help them win an election?”