The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Lagos state, Olajide Adediran, popularly known as Jandor, has disclosed the reason why he chose movie star, Funke Akindele as his running mate.
Taking to his Twitter handle, Jandor dropped a statement which pointed out that the actress cum politician will add more to his candidacy in the forthcoming 2023 general elections.
This is coming after the actress disclosed her plans to put her acting career on hold in other to serve as the running mate for the PDP governorship candidate, Jandor.
In a statement shared on Twitter on Tuesday, July 12, Jandor pointed out that Funke Akindele will add more to his candidacy in the 2023 general elections.
He said: “I appeal to the entire populace to work with me and my running mate, who will add more value to my candidacy. My choice of running mate is from 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, this journey demands focus, resilience and tenacity. My running mate is someone who is large-hearted with a well-known history of service and advocacy. An Ikorodu-born success story who has, through several of her projects, positively transformed our society.”