Barring any last minute change of mind, the Lagos State Governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, Dr Olajide Adediran, also known as Jandor, has concluded plan to officially announce and present on Tuesday, the Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, as running mate for the coming 2023 election.
In line with Independent National Electoral Commission’s guidelines on elections, Lagos State chapter of PDP, had commenced the process for the selection of running mate to Jandor.
Akindele, from Ikorodu division was said to be top of the list which comprises of other four names as potential running mate of the party’s governorship candidate, Jandor.
Two of the shortlisted candidates – Rhodes-Vivour and Kolawole – are from Lagos West, the same senatorial district with Jandor, hence, negatively affecting reducing their chances.
Also, a picture of Jandor and Akindele had surfaced and gone viral purported to have chosen Akindele as the running mate.
According to sources within Jandor campaign team, who preferred anonymity, Akindele will be unveiled as running mate in Ikorodu on Tuesday, all things being equal.
Akindele, popularly called, ‘Jenifer’ emergence as running mate to Jandor, however, will put to rest weeks of speculations.