Funke Akindele suspends acting career for politics

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Popular Nigerian actress Funke Akindele aka JENIFA suspends acting career to focus on politics.

She has said she’s putting her acting profession on pause as she becomes the running mate to Lagos PDP governorship candidate, Olajide Jandor Adediran.


According to the actress, this was a big and great sacrifice she had to make in order to rescue the people of Lagos state.

Funke Akindele said, ”I am not unaware of the cost of this assignment on my vibrant career, which I must now necessarily put on hold.”


To speak on her reason for accepting the role and responsibility, Funke 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.”

[still on her words] ”My decision is not just to accept this huge responsibility but also work tirelessly and complement Jandor’s burning desire to see our dear Lagos live up to its full potential.”


She appreciated the dignitaries and personalities who thought she had the capacity to run such an office.

Actress Funke also revealed that she had chosen to venture into politics due to her zeal to help the less privileged.


Conclusively, she has urged the people of Lagos to help and vote for them and take the the state to another dimension.


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