The mother of Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, is dead.
The deputy gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos Olufunke Akindele has lost her mother.
According to a statement released by Akindele’s sister, Olubunmi Akindele, on Tuesday, the 45-year-old award winning Nollywood actress and producer’s mom reportedly passed on today February, 7 2023.
The statement reads, “It is with heavy hearts, but in total submission to God Almighty that the ADEBANJO and AKINDELE families announce the passing of their daughter, mother, grandmother and sister, DR. R B ADEBANJO-Akindele, which occurred on Tuesday 07 February 2023.
May her gentle soul begin its rest eternal in peace. Amen. Obsequies in honour of her passing shall be announced in due course – Olubunmi Akindele.
Akindele rose to fame for her role in the movie titled Jenifa which earned her the nickname Jenifa. She was married to Abdulrasheed Bello and the marriage priduced two sons before it hit the rocks.