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Actress Funke Adesiyan clinches APC ticket for Oyo assembly election

Funke Adesiyan, a Nollywood actress, has won the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election to contest for a seat in the Oyo state house of assembly.
The actress seeks to represent Ibadan south-east zone in the Oyo assembly.
She will contest the 2019 election on the platform of the APC.
Adesiyan thanked Abiola Ajimobi, Oyo governor, for allowing for there to be a “free and fair” primary election.
She wrote on Instagram: “Yes we did it. I wish to thank Almighty Allah for his mercies. I wish to thank His Excellency Governor Abiola Ajimobi who gave a chance for free and fair primaries in my local Government yesterday despite pressure of imposition by some elements.
“Thank you to leaders of our party, APC at the state and Local government level for entrusting me with this mandate.
“To the glory of God, I won the primary election of Ibadan south east 2 with 207 votes against my contender who had 32 votes. I wish to thank all our leaders and delegates for their unquestionable believe in the brand FUNKE ADESIYAN.
“Thank you for not allowing the sham that almost marred our people process yesterday. To every little boy and girl out there dreaming, dream tall. Never let anyone stop you.”
In February 2017, Adesiyan chastised Bola Tinubu, Wole Soyinka and Adams Oshiomhole for selling President Muhammadu Buhari to Nigerians.
Ten months later, the actress joined the ruling APC.