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Dr AbdulAzeez Alajide Adediran, widely known as Jandor, the governorship of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Lagos State, has former unveiled popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, as his running mate for the 2023 election.
Dr AbdulAzeez Alajide Adediran, widely known as Jandor, the governorship of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Lagos State, has former unveiled popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, as his running mate for 2023 election.
Adediran while speaking at a ceremony held on Tuesday, widely attended by PDP stalwarts described his choice of running mate as a departure from the status quo.
He said his choice was influenced by the desire to work with a co-visionary who is passionate about the freedom of every Lagosian.
The guber aspirant lauded the attributes of Akindele which he said set her apart as a worthy running mate, he described her as an embodiment of selfless service, a philanthropist, and an amazon who would firmly stand with him as they queued on the side of the people.
He said, “My running mate is someone who is large-hearted and has a rich history of service and advocacy, a successful entrepreneur who has grown her business from zero to the success it is today, a practitioner and an employer of labour in the entertainment industry, an amazing talent whose creative works have won awards over and over again.
“An Ikorodu-born diva who has through several of her projects focused on and continues to champion the need to positively transform our ghettos and their inhabitants.