Popular actor, Saidi Balogun must be having a mixed feeling now. His former girlfriend and Nollywood actress, Funke Adeshiyan, has been appointed Special Assistant to the First Lady, Aisha Buhari on Domestic and Social Matters.
Thegazellenews.com learnt that Adeshiyan’s appointment was announced alongside with five new appointments announced by Mrs Buhari in the wake of her apology over the social media spat with one of the daughters of Mamman Daura.
TheGazelleNews can report that Saidi Balogun found succour in the bossom of Funke when the marriage between him and Fathia broke up 10 years ago.
They enjoyed whirlwind romance and they were seen at social events then holding hands and displaying affection to each other.
However the relationship did not last as Funke broke up with Saidi accusing him of constant beating.
TheGazelleNews can also report that Funke later went into politics and was at a time, the southwest coordinator of Ibrahim Shekarau Presidential Campaign.
She contested the 2015 General election as a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for one of the House of Assembly seat in Oyo state but lost to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
She later defected to the APC.