Bola Tinubu

Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has thrown jabs at notable actress turned politician, Funke Akindele.

Speaking at a political event on Wednesday, November 2, Tinubu said it’s insulting and disrespectful to mention Funke Akindele’s name in his presence.

Bola Tinubu

He said this when his supporters sang a campaign song, describing Funke Akindele, the Peoples Democratic Party Lagos Deputy Governorship candidate, as a ‘political ant’ compared to APC Lagos governorship candidate and incumbent governor of the state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

“Who is Funke Akindele before Sanwo-Olu of Lagos? She is an ant,” they sang in Yoruba.

In response, Tinubu shunned them and said, “Don’t even bother to mention her name in my presence. It is an insult. It is disrespectful.”

Watch the video below,

Funke Akindele has reportedly submitted only First School Leaving Certificate (FLSC) and West Africa Senior School Certificate (WASSC) to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The list pasted on the notice board of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) along Birrel in Yaba on Tuesday showed that Funke, who is the running mate to the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adediran Azeez Olajide, has WASSC as her highest education qualification. Read here

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