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Entertainment of Sunday, 19 March 2023


'First to dare to have her name on a ballot' - Motilola Akinlami praises Funke Akindele

Motilola Akinlami Motilola Akinlami

Nigerians hit the poll on March 18 for the governorship election, and in Lagos, Akindele who was running as the deputy governor under the PDP umbrella lost.

Despite the loss, her colleague actress, Motilola Akinlami commended her for her courage and audacity.

Sharing a photo of Funke on her page, she wrote: "She came … She saw … She learnt thru the pain, the huge loss, she spent and was spent then she conquered, she conquered because she is the first actress to even dare to have her name on a ballot, History has been made.

"Elections have come and gone, but this path you have just opened up alot will follow in your footsteps and because you did this, on the day you finally win, we will win and if you don’t ever contest again, people who follow in your footsteps will win for you."

See her post below: