The Deputy governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party -PDP, in Lagos State, Funke Akindele has disclosed how her numerical strength on social media will aid her in defeating the All-Progressives Congress -APC, in the 2023 Lagos State Gubernatorial elections.
Funke Akindele made the remarks in reaction to a statement made by the APC that she (Funke) had nothing to offer as the PDP deputy gubernatorial candidate and that she would lose in the upcoming election.
When asked how she plans to defeat the ruling party in Lagos, Funke in an interview she granted Channels Tv on Thursday declared that she had over 20m followers on social media who are ready and prepared to vote for her. She argued that apart from her followers on social media, so many people loved her at the grassroots level in Lagos.
Funke said: “I have the numbers; I have fans and followers and I’m true to myself; I have more than 20m fans on social media and also at the grassroots level; I have fans at the grassroots level outside Ikorodu ready to support me and I’m true to myself. What I’m coming in is to change the lives of Lagosians.”
She further added that she was coming out to give solutions in Lagos.
“I’m in the system, I’m in the pain, we all know where the shoe pinches us.”