Nigerian actress and Deputy Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state, Funke Akindele, has said that she has millions of followers which would boost the party’s chances of winning in 2023.
She stated this while featuring as a guest on Channels TV programme, Politics Today on Thursday, July 14, 2022.
Akindele boasted about having over 20 million followers on social media that will come out en masse to vote for the PDP.
The movie star, however, admitted that her online followers is not enough guarantee the party victory. She said that she also has fans and followers at the grassroots especially outside Ikorodu.
Akindele said; “He (Mr Sanwo-Olu) has the numbers, I have the numbers. I have fans and followers. I’m true to myself. I have over 19 to 20 million fans on social media.
“There are a lot of people in the grassroots. Outside of Ikorodu, I have fans at the grassroots level everywhere.
“I have these fans and followers. I feel their pain. I hear people nag. I watch TV; I feel their pain. I’m going out there to proffer solutions.”