God called us to change Lagos story – Funke Akindele


The Deputy Governorship Candidate of the PDP in Lagos State, Funke Akindele, revealed that God called her and the PDP Governorship Candidate, Dr Abdul-Azeez Adediran (Jandor) to change the story of the state if elected in 2023.

Akindele, the popular Nollywood Actress, stated this at the Sunday Worship Service of the Ayo Ni O Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church, Surulere District, Badagry Circuit Headquarters.

She said:

“God has been with me from infant till I went to school and till now. He chose me to be the deputy governorship candidate of the PDP, despite the crowd that struggled to be chosen.

“I give God all the glory for what he has done. God has always been doing the best for me.

“We were called by God, if not we would have backed out. People have suffered but God has called us and put us forward to come and change the story of Lagos state to better. The success of Lagos state is ours.”

Meanwhile, Snr Apostle Akinwale Pearse, the Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the church, urged members of the church to pray to God to fulfil the aspirations of the deputy governorship candidate.

Dr Sunday Hunyinbo, the Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, Badagry Local Government Area, also commended Akindele and Adediran for seeking God and his blessings in their aspirations.

Hunyinbo urged the deputy governorship candidate and her principal to live the talk and fulfill all the promises made to the people during their campaigns if they emerged victorious in 2023.

Adediran and Akindele flagged off their campaigns on Wednesday to begin the tour of 245 wards across the 20 local government areas of the state.