Popular Nollywood Actress who also doubles as Lagos gubernatorial deputy candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Funke Akindele, has lost her mother.
Older sister to the actress, Olubunmi Akindele, broke the news on Tuesday evening via her official Instagram page.
The statement read, “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.” She added.
However, details on the cause of death have not been made public , and the actress has not reacted to the grieving development.
Funke’s dad, Godwin Akindele, a retired school principal with origins from Ikorodu, died on 7th December 2019 after a brief illness.