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Video:Superstar Actress,Funke Akindele Confirms PDP Deputy Governorship Nomination



Video: Superstar Actress, Funke Akindele Confirms PDP Deputy Governorship Nomination


Funke Akindele Confirms PDP Deputy Governorship Nomination


Superstar Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele has confirmed her nomination as the Lagos deputy governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.


Funke made this known via a video she posted on her verified Instagram page. She disclosed that she would be putting a hold on her career as an actress and will dive into politics to cause a change to improve the welfare of Lagosians.


She solicited the support of youths for herself and the Governorship candidate, Dr Olajide Adediran known as Jandor to achieve a better Lagos.

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Funke has over fifteen million followers on Instagram.


Funke’s words: “I am a Lagosian born out of Ikorodu so when the PDP gubernatorial candidate asked me to be his deputy governor I saw it as an opportunity to help liberate and improve the welfare of our people, particularly the deprived youth, women, and girl child.


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“My decision is not only to accept this huge responsibility to see our dear Lagos live up to its full potential with the people as its immediate beneficiaries.


“Over the years a lot of youths have been ignored and victimised for daring to have a dream so I use this opportunity to call out all well-meaning residents of the nation, especially the youths. It’s indeed time to use our numerical strength to our full advantage and time to rally ourselves and support our own.

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“I’m not unaware of the cost of this assignment on my vibrant career which I must now necessarily put on hold its a huge personal sacrifice but my resolve is no sacrifice is too much for the actualisation of the urgent mission to rescue our people and dear state.


“It is a call I take with reverence and utmost sense of responsibility. Indeed we can achieve a Lagos for all our residents.”


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