Political thugs chase Funke Akindele out of Lagos market during campaign

Hoodlums on Tuesday stormed Lagos’ popular Ikosi fruit market and chased out Nollywood actress Funke Akindele, the state Peoples Democratic Party’s deputy governorship candidate.

The incident occurred while Akindele, also known as Jenifa, was campaigning for her party in the market in the state’s Kosofe local government area.

In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, the PDP governorship candidate, Abdul-Azeez Adediran, popularly known as Jandor, confirmed that their campaign had been cut short due to the incident.

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Jandor also disclosed during a meeting with the chief Imam of Ketu Central Mosque, that a security team member was stabbed while others, including journalists, were injured.

However, he confirmed that the actress left the campaign train while the team continued to move around the streets in the council.

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