Funke Akindele confirmed as one of the nominees for PDP Governorship running mate
Amidst rumors, Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele has been confirmed as a nominee for PDP running mate of Lagos State.
Nollywood star actress, Funke Akindele has been confirmed as one of the five nominees for the post of the Deputy Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Lagos State for the 2023 elections.
Gbenga Ogunleye, the media aide to Olajide Adediran, the PDP Governorship candidate of Lagos State confirmed this development on Friday, July 1.
TopNaija recalls earlier on Tuesday that a campaign poster that surfaced online suggests that Funke Akindele might be a possible governorship running mate to the People’s Democratic Party’s candidate
Confirming the possibility, Ogunleye told The Cable that the actress is one of the names shortlisted for the position however no final running mate to the PDP governorship candidate for the 2023 elections has been selected yet.
“Funke Akindele hasn’t been confirmed as Jandor’s running mate. Funke is one of the five nominees to be Jandor’s running mate,” he said.
According to him, Funke Akindele was nominated alongside four others whom he listed as Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, Kolawole Vaughan, Adenike Shobajo and [Rasheed] Teslim-Balogun.
“She was nominated alongside four other people, whose names are Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, Kolawole Vaughan, Adenike Shobajo and [Rasheed] Teslim-Balogun. Jandor has not named anyone as his running mate yet,” he added.
The Lagos State governorship election is scheduled for March 11, 2023.