2023: Backlash As Tinubu Says It's an Insult to Mention Funke Akindele’s Name in His Presence, Video Trends
- The presidential candidate of the APC, Bola Tinubu, recently made a comment about actress Funke Akindele
- In a viral video, some singers could be heard singing about Lagos state governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and those contesting against him, including Funke
- Tinubu, who was addressing those present, was heard saying in the Yoruba language that it was an insult to mention the actress' name where he is
The 2022 political campaign season is on, and as usual, there are different ways through which politicians respond to their opposition at different levels.
A viral video has, however, sparked reactions on social media as it showed the moment the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu replied to some singers during the state party stakeholders meeting at its headquarters.
The singers could be heard singing about Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his opposition, including Funke Akindele, who is running as deputy governor under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Tinubu, in a response to the singers, said it was an insult to mention the actress' name in his presence.
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Legit.ng captured some of the reactions, see them below:
"This man is an Agbaya sha."
"Lagos has been privatized no cap."
"And this is whom you people are electing next year."
"Tinubu don craze na funke we go vote."
"Mtcheeew it’s the entitlement sense for me."
"This man will be the biggest mistake this country will make if he wins like who does he think he is ?"
"It’s the arrogance for me… you nova enter u already degrading people…. Red flag oooo."
"Whattttttt..everybody de equal o..Funked na God's product and it shall be well with her.. I no be politician o but abeg dis one no jig in Bryanns voice ..habaaaa ..I'm speechless."
Funke Akindele talks of chances of winning Lagos guber race
Popular Nigerian actress Funke Akindele continued to cause a buzz on social media over her recent involvement in politics.
The movie star was unveiled as Lagos state deputy governorship candidate under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
In a statement, Funke once again got fans talking after a video went viral of her speaking on her chances of winning the election.