Funke Akindele, Lagos PDP deputy governorship candidate

Nollywood star actress turned politician, Funke Akindele who is the Deputy governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Lagos State has given reason her party will defeat the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2023 election.

Recall that the APC had said Funke had nothing to offer as the PDP deputy guber candidate and that she would lose in the forthcoming election.

When asked how she plans to defeat the ruling party in Lagos, Funke in an interview with Channels Tv on Thursday said she has over 20m followers on social media who are ready to vote for her.

She boasted that apart from her followers on social media, so many people love her at the grassroots level in Lagos State.


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Funke said: “I have the numbers, I have fans and followers and I’m true to myself.

“I have more than 20m fans on social media and also at the grassroots level.

“I have fans at the grassroots level outside Ikorodu ready to support me and I’m true to myself. What I’m coming in is to change the lives of Lagosians.

“I’m here to provide solutions in Lagos. I’m in the system, I’m in the pain, we all know where the shoe pinches us.”