Making her intentions known through her Instagram page, Funke Adesiyamn wrote;
By the grace of God and the support of my people, I have picked the Expression of Interest form to contest The State House of Assembly in the forthcoming 2019 election under the platform of our Great Party APC. Mine is an unflinching desire to serve my people. We shall not retreat nor surrender till our women and youths have desired representation.
With the above announcement, Funke Adesiyan has joined the growing list of entertainers who will be contesting in the 2019 general elections. Some entertainers on the list include;
1. Kanayo O. Kanayo
The movie star will be running the seat of a member of the House of Representatives in Ahiazu/ Ezinihitte Mbaise Federal Constituency, Imo State under the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA).He made this known on his Instagram page on Wednesday, June 6, 2018.
He wrote in Instagram;
“Hello Friends, good evening. History has been made today as I declared my intention to run for the House of Representatives, Ahiazu/ Ezinihitte Mbaise Federal Constituency, Imo State under the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA. I owe you this information as I enlist your prayers and support. #OverAndOut”.
2. Kenneth Okonkwo
Kenneth Okonkwo revealed that he wants to be the next governor of his state, Enugu in the next governorship elections. The veteran actor who is known for his spontaneous acting prowess revealed his new intention via his Instagram page on Sunday, March 4, 2018, where he posted a couple of photos from his declaration event.
“Just declared my intention to contest for the Governorship candidate of APC in Enugu State. It was heartwarming to receive the blessings of the immediate past Governor of Enugu State, His Excellency, Gov Sullivan Chime. To God be the glory,” he captioned the photo.