My Lastest Film Is My Farewell, I’ll Be Next Lagos Deputy Governor – Funke Akindele

Funke Akindele

Nigerian actress cum politician, Funke Akindele has said that she would emerge victorious in the 2023 gubernatorial polls.


The 45-year-old who made this known in an interview with Punch published on Wednesday also disclosed that her latest film Battle on Buka Street was like a farewell.

Funke talked about how she went from being an actress to a writer, producer, director and now discovering new talents.

She noted that she has passed the “baton of production to young people” to enable her pursue her journey into politics.

Speaking further, the mother of two said Battle on Buka Street was like a farewell because she is going to be the next Lagos State Deputy Governor.

She said: “A great change has happened positively if you noticed. From being an actor, I also write, produce, direct and discover new faces. So, I have passed the baton of production to the young people because I have moved into politics now. So, ‘Battle on Buka Street’ is like a farewell because I am going to be the next deputy governor of Lagos State”.

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