Popular actress, Funke Akindele has put her acting career on hold as she becomes the deputy gubernatorial candidate for Lagos state governorship candidate, Olajide Adediran.
Confirming her candidacy, Funke said, “I am not unaware of the cost of this assignment on my vibrant career, which I must now necessarily put on hold.
“It’s a huge personal sacrifice. My resolve is that no sacrifice is too huge for the actualisation of the urgent mission to rescue our people and our dear state.”
Speaking on her reason for accepting the role, Akindele said, “I saw it as an opportunity to help liberate and improve the wellbeing of our people, particularly the deprived youth, women and the girl child.
“My decision is not just to accept this huge responsibility but to also work tirelessly and complement Jandor’s burning desire to see our dear Lagos live up to its full potential.”
She captioned the video; ‘LAGOS for LAGOS! JandorFunke…a clear departure from the norm!’