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Funke Akindele nominated as Deputy for Lagos Governorship candidate

The number one opposition party in the country which is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of the Lagos state chapter has announced five names as the potential nominee for the post of deputy governor.

The shortlisted candidates goes by Nollywood actress, Olufunke Akindele, former governorship aspirant, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour; former Senatorial candidate for Lagos East, Yeye Shobajo, former governorship aspirant, David Kolawole alongside Engr. Teslim Balogun.

This recent development erupted in the aftermath of Tonto Dikeh being selected as her party’s 2023 Rivers Deputy Governorship candidate of which the party chairman noted

 

“this is the height of the 2023 general elections; it is a challenge we are throwing to the people of Rivers and Nigerians generally”

 

“Within the last ten years, Nigerian youths had been saying they are not too young to run, that they must be carried along in governance”

“And the ADC had decided to sign post that with the team we have put together for Rivers so that they can use the state resources, not just to play politics, but to develop the state And its youths as the human capital base of the country, ” he disclosed

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