Nollywood actress and content creator, Funke Akindele has emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) deputy governorship candidate in Lagos State.
The Jenifa Diary crooner was favoured after she was listed among five names released as the potential running mates of the party’s governorship candidate, Abdulaziz Olajide Adediran popularly known as Jandor.
A short video clip that emerged online captured the moment some members of PDP were jubilating and congratulating Funke.
Sources close to the party’s Governorship Candidate in the state, Dr Abdul Azeez Olajide Adediran, and the leadership of the party in the state, confirmed the development.
According to Daily Trust, the running mate would be unveiled at a soon to be held event.
Recall that five names were shortlisted for the position.
They included Ms Akindele; former governorship aspirant, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour; former Senatorial candidate for Lagos East, Yeye Shobajo, another governorship aspirant, David Kolawole Vaughan known as DAKOVA and Engr. Teslim Balogun.
The latest development is coming a few days after her husband, JJC Skillz announced the crash of their seven years old marriage.