15th July, 2022
Nollywood actress and PDP deputy governorship candidate in Lagos, Funke Akindele has said her 20 million fans on social media will deliver the Lagos governorship to the party.
Akindele, who is running mate to Dr. Olajide Adediran, PDP governorship candidate in Lagos said in an interview on Channels TV, that she had fans and felt their pains.
“I have fans and followers, I feel their pains, I am going out there now to proffer solution, I am going in for my fans, for Lagosians, it is time for a positive change.
“Jandor has the number, I have the number, I have fans and followers. I have over 19 to 20 million fans on social media. I also have lots of people at the grassroots. I have fans at the grassroots level, everywhere. I am coming in for the lives of Lagosians,” she said.
Akindele added that she became a PDP member three months ago, saying that her passion was to join the governorship candidate to change Lagos.
In her words: “I became full member of PDP three months ago. I live in Lagos and the standard is low, Lagos is suffering from infrastructural decay.
“I feel we can do something, we need to leave social media and come out to correct issues. When Jide called me I was impressed and I jumped at it since this is what I have always wanted.
”This is a new terrain for me, it is normal for people to say can she do it, she is a comedian, this is not comedy and so on. We know where the shoe pinches us. I want to go in there for the youths and women and children.
”I have worked with over 7,000 people to create production. We all feel where the shoes pinches us.We need a party with structure to take over and PDP has structure to take over in Lagos,” she said.