Funke Akindele, one of Nigeria’s most celebrated Nollywood actresses and producers, has lost her mother. The passing of Dr. R B Adebanjo-Akindele was announced in a statement released on Tuesday by Funke’s sister, Olubunmi Akindele.
The statement expressed the family’s sadness at the loss of their loved one, but also their faith in God and belief that her soul has found peace.
Funke Akindele rose to fame with her role in the TV series “I Need to Know,” and has since become one of Nollywood’s most popular actresses. She has produced and starred in numerous films and TV shows, receiving several awards for her contributions to the industry. Funke is also known for her humanitarian work and her support for various causes, including women’s rights and education.
The loss of Funke’s mother is a great one not only for the Akindele family but also for the entire Nollywood community. The industry has expressed its condolences to Funke and her family, and fans have taken to social media to share their condolences and offer support.
Funke’s family has promised to announce the funeral arrangements at a later date. This is a difficult time for the Akindele family, and we ask that their privacy be respected as they grieve and celebrate the life of their loved one. May Dr. R B Adebanjo-Akindele rest in peace and may her memory be a blessing for her family and all who knew her.
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