Caroline Danjuma joins Funke Akindele, Tonto Dikeh, Femi Branch in deputy governorship race

Caroline Danjuma

Actress Caroline Danjuma has joined her colleagues, Funke Akindele,Tonto Dikeh and Femi Branch in the deputy governorship race.

The 35-year-old announced her nomination as the deputy governorship candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in Akwa Ibom State.

The announcement was made in an Instagram post on Monday.

Caroline was unveiled as the running mate of Iboro Otu, the governorship candidate of the African Action Congress.

In a statement released on Monday, the party said Danjuma was picked as running mate based on her “exemplary life, love for humanity, leadership ability and commitment towards the betterment of Akwa Ibom communities.”

The reality star took to her Instagram page to disclose that now is the time to serve the people of Akwa Ibom and Nigeria at large.

“To serve and to honor in loyalty and in truth to Akwaibom and Nigeria . So help me God,” she wrote.

Danjuma becomes the fourth Nollywood celebrity to be named as running mate ahead of 2023 governorship elections.

Her appointment came days after Femi Branch was chosen as the running mate to Tofunmi Ogunronbi, governorship candidate of the National Rescue Movement (NRM) in Ogun state.

Last week Tuesday, Funke Akindele was confirmed the deputy governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state.

Tonto Dikeh was also declared running mate to Tonte Ibraye, the governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Rivers state last month.