AAC Nominates Caroline Danjuma As Akwa Ibom Deputy Governorship Candidate
Nollywood actress, Caroline Danjuma has been nominated as the running mate of Iboro Otu, the governorship candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC).
Caroline Danjuma Akwa Ibom AAC Guber Candidate
In a statement issued on Monday, AAC 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 statement read, “On behalf of our great party, the African Action Congress and the Iboro Otu Governorship Campaign Organisation, we write to inform members of our great party, Akwa Ibom State citizens and fellow Nigerians of our party’s deputy governorship candidate for the 2023 elections in Akwa Ibom State, in the person of Chief Mrs. Caroline Uduak Danjuma.
“Chief Mrs. Caroline, the Obong Uwana of Eket, is an international businesswoman, award-winning actress and philanthropist.
“She is from the family of the former paramount ruler of Eket, His Royal Majesty, Edidem William Esiet Ekwere.”
The party highlighted Danjuma’s support in separating the conjoined Ayeni Twins, feeding over 3,000 people and advocating for the rights and freedom of Lybian slaves.
“Chief Mrs Caroline is a hardworking mother of three who is passionate about education for all children and youths especially women, she’s a supporter and campaigner for women equality, and an advocate for community development through youth and women enterprise,” the statement read.
The party noted that Caroline will bring to the table her experience in rallying global and national attention towards developmental, political and social issues, which will be instrumental to the party’s success at the polls.
Taking to her Instagram page, Caroline disclosed 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.
KanyiDaily recalls that Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele was also nominated as the running mate for the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Olajide Adediran, popularly known as Jandor.