Jandor, Lagos PDP Gov Candidate defends choice of Funke Akindele as running mate


Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Lagos State, governorship candidate, Mr Olajide Adediran, aka Jandor, has justified the party’s choice of actress Funke Akindele as his running mate.

Adediran, popularly known as Jandor, said that Funke Akindele as his running mate would add more value to the PDP guber ticket in the 2023 general elections.

Adediran made this known in a Twitter thread on Tuesday, where he confirmed Akindele’s deputy governorship candidature.

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 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.

“I am proud to present Barrister Olufunke Ayotunde Akindele as my running mate and the Deputy Governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in Lagos for the 2023 general elections.

“Together, we will serve and offer you a breath of fresh air.”

In confirmation of her candidature, Akindele announced that she was suspending her acting career to take on her new assignment.

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