Funke Akindele, a Nollywood actress, has broken her silence on her loss in the Lagos gubernatorial election, speaking about her next steps.
Funke Akindele recently posted a lengthy message on Instagram thanking her for her insightful experience on her journey to the Nigerian ballot box.
The actress expressed gratitude to Lagos State for believing in her and supporting her decision.
Funke Akindele also thanked her fans and other well-wishers for their messages and support, both online and offline.
The mother of two revealed that she is moving on from her loss and is already planning her next steps in life.
She wrote, “It has been an amazing and insightful experience on my journey to the ballot, and I must say, it was an absolute learning curve for me. A lot of things have been learned and unlearned. I sincerely do not regret taking this huge step of running for office.
“I, therefore, want to thank the people of Lagos state for believing in me and supporting my decision to run for office. I saw every message of support online and offline, I heard of all the places where people supported me and challenged those who tried to discredit me. I remember every warm welcome during our campaign tour and the faith you all showed in me. The elections might not have panned out in the way we hoped, but it was an honourable run for us. We fought a good fight indeed as a matter of fact.
“I also want to encourage all who mean well for the Nation and the state of Lagos not to give up. I understand that some of us are beginning to develop some sort of apathy towards the system, however, if we do not speak, we would never be heard. I’m glad that we could at least speak up.
“Thank you once again, Lagos, for showing your daughter support. As I consider my next moves in life, I will continue prioritizing the good of the people and the integrity of my position as an advocate for the people.
Eko oni baje!”