Heavy Blow as PDP Deputy Guber Candidate Funke Akindele Loses Polling Unit
The deputy governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Lagos governorship election, Olufunke Akindele, has lost her polling unit.
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The popular Nollywood actor and film producer lost her polling unit to the incumbent, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
PDP's Funke, aka Jennifer, loses polling unit to APC
Akindele’s polling unit is 019, Ita Aro Square, Àga/Ijimu ward in Ikorodu, Lagos state, where she cast her vote on Saturday, March 18, 2023.
Sanwo Olu polled a total of 77 votes to defeat PDP’s Olajide ‘Jandor’ Adeniran and his running mate, Akindele, who scooped a total of 19 votes, Vanguard reported.
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Labour Party’s candidate, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, polled three votes, while Funsho Doherty of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) polled two votes.
Nigerians took to the comment section of Twitter and reacted to the development.
"No be movie now."
"She think say na drama ."
"Awwwn.. Funke me my love."
"I told her Jennifer and Funkẹ are different characters ."
"My able deputy governor ."
"Maybe her followers on social media no dey that polling unit."