Tension as Hoodlums Chase Funke Akindele Out of Popular Lagos Market, Jandor Reacts

Tension as Hoodlums Chase Funke Akindele Out of Popular Lagos Market, Jandor Reacts

Funke Akindele, the running to the Lagos state governorship candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been chased out of the Ketu fruit market.

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PM News reports that the Nollywood actress-turned-politician was harassed by some hoodlums in the market where she went to campaign ahead of the election.

Funke Akindele, PDP, Lagos market, Jandor
PDP governorship candidate for Lagos has condemned the attack on his running mate, Funke Akindele in a Lagos market. Photo: Funke Akindele

Reacting to the incident, the PDP governorship candidate, Abdul-Azeez Adediran popularly known as Jandor said that of the supporters of the team was stabbed during the attack which took place on Tuesday, January 24.

Jandor confirmed that Akindele left the campaign train while the team continued to move around the streets in the council.

Speaking during a meeting with the chief IImam of Ketu Central Mosque, Jandor confirmed that a member of his security team was stabbed while others including journalists were injured.

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However, noting that he was not deterred by the hoodlums' attack, Jandor said his desire is to free the state from bondage and rescue it by allowing the wealth in the state to work for the people.

His words:

“What is happening we do not want it again. It is not good for democracy, but despite the attacks, we are moving and still motivated to rescue our people.
“I know it is only God that can give and take, if God gives you no one can take."

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Jandor as he is popularly called disclosed he is not working for the ruling party in the state and even its flagbearer Bola Tinubu.

The PDP candidate noted further that he is working very hard to make sure he ends the APC rule in Lagos state.

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Nnenna Ibeh Nnenna Ibeh is a journalist with over 10 years of experience with various media organisations including Premium Times. Being on the front burner of reporting politics and the different dimensions of governance, she is also passionate about girls' education and women's and children's health. With degrees in Journalism, Peace Studies & Conflict Res., and Dev. Studies, Nnenna has worked in the dev. sector as a communications officer for the Centre for Democracy and Dev. email: ibehnnenna@gmail.com

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