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2023: Funke Akindele Named Lagos PDP Governorship Running Mate

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The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Azeez Olajide Adediran, who is better known as Jandor has chosen the actress, Funke Akindele as his running mate.

Jandor described Akindele as someone who is large-hearted with a well-known history of service and advocacy.

In a series of tweets posted on his handle Tuesday, the governorship candidate attributed his choice to the clear understanding of the task ahead and the need to work with a co-visionary with (shared) passion for the emancipation of the good people of Lagos.”

Jandor also encouraged Lagos residents to get their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) and vote in the 2023 General Election.

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Funke Akindele is an award-winning actress who has starred in tens of movies and comedy series.

She is best known for her film, Jenifa, where she played the role of a rural girl trying hard to live an urban lifestyle.

The 44-year-old was born in Ikorodu, Lagos.


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