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    Lagos: PDP Gov Candidate, Jandor Set To Announce Funke Akindele As Running Mate


    Jul 12, 2022

    The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State, Olajide Adediran, popularly known as Jandor is expected to announce Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele as his running mate today (Tuesday).

    There had been speculations that the actress is part of the party members considered for the Deputy Governorship slot ahead of the 2023 race.

    Akindele who is from the Ikorodu division is believed to have topped the list which comprises four other potential running mates for Jandor.

    A source that spoke with Vanguard noted that Akindele is considered a better option because of four reasons.

    The source said, “The reasons are she is from Ikorodu and Lagos East Senatorial District like the incumbent Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hsmzat.

    “She is also from the royal family in the town.”

    Sources within the Jandor campaign team who spoke on condition of anonymity stated that Akindele will be unveiled as Jandor’s running mate in Ikorodu on Tuesday.

    The event is expected to take place at the residence of the Apex leader of Lagos4Lagos Movement, late Mrs Adenrele Ogunsanya, Ikorodu and is scheduled for 11 am.

    A statement released by the Head, Media and Communications, Jandor ’23 Campaign Organization, Gbenga Ogunleye, reads, “The Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State, Dr Abdul-Azeez Olajide Adediran (JANDOR) will officially announce his running mate and Deputy Governorship Candidate of the party tomorrow Tuesday, July 12, 2022.

    “Venue Pa Ogunsanya Country Home,
    Fuwagboye Courts (by Technical College Grammar School), Ikorodu, Lagos. Time is 11 am.”

    This article was originally published on Naija News

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