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“No Resignation In Politics” – Funke Adesiyan Plans To Re-Run Despite 2015 Election Loss

Nollywood actress and politician, Funke Adesiyan, revealed that she will return to acting at some point but at the moment she is focused on politics. Speaking to The Cable Lifesyle She said:

I think everything goes hand in hand, it’s all about the mood [but] at some point, I will still go back to acting

Funke Adesiyan

Funke Adesiyan who lost her 2015 election into the Oyo state house of assembly revealed that she would be contesting again in 2019. She also explained why she joined politics.

Let’s keep our fingers crossed, there’s no resignation in politics. We do it and keep doing it

I went into politics because I wanted to be the definition of change in the attitude of youth and women towards politics. Enough of leaving it to some people and acting like we are not interested.

We should be involved in whatever is happening around us so I brought myself out to tell women and youth of Nigeria that if I can do it then you can do it. [In] 2019, I’m looking forward to us having the youngest presidential candidate contesting for the first time.

The actress who once said the legacies of Bola Tinubu and Wole Soyinka to Nigerians is tainted said she won’t be quiet if she sees something going bad in Nigeria. She said:

I’m a person who likes to speak my mind. When I see things going wrong, I don’t know how to not say it, I don’t know how to hide my feelings. But in everything we do, Nigeria should be the ultimate winner.

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