Funke Akindele reveals how she escaped being killed during robbery attack

Funke Akindele reveals how she escaped being killed during robbery attack

- Nollywood actress and filmmaker Funke Akindele-Bello said she escaped death during a robbery attack nine years ago

- According to Funke, her friend Bimbo Thomas risked her life for her during the attack

- The actress, who made the disclosure during an Instagram live session over the weekend, said the incident happened while they were filming the second part of Omo Ghetto

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Nollywood actress and filmmaker Funke Akindele-Bello has said she escaped death during a robbery attack at a hotel in Lagos.

The disclosure was made during an Instagram live session over the weekend, in which she said her colleague and long-time friend Bimbo Thomas risked her life for her during the attack, Gistreel reports.

Funke said:

“I have been friends with Bimbo and Eniola Badmus for a long time. Nine years ago, we were robbed while filming the second part of ‘Omo Ghetto’. Eniola was meant to join me in my hotel but she refused.

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"So, I was with Bimbo that night after begging her that I could not sleep alone. The robbers came into the hotel, which had two wings. They had robbed the first wing and one of the robbers who knew I was in the hotel started banging on my door."
Funke Akindele reveals how she escaped being killed during robbery attack
Funke Akindele-Bello said she was attacked by armed robbers at a Lagos hotel nine years ago. Photo credit: @funkejenifaakindele
Source: Instagram

Funke said when the robbers broke in and asked for her, Bimbo did not say anything. When one of the robbers cocked his gun, Funke said she came out and begged him not to shoot.

She said while the robbers were punching her, Bimbo kept saying they should leave her alone.

Funke added:

"Two days after the robbery, I asked her why she didn’t let the robbers know I was hiding in the bathroom. She said "If they (robbers) want to kill, it is better we die together.”"

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In an earlier report by Legit.ng, Funke fearlessly responded to a follower who gave her a prophecy on social media.

The follower called John Omoarkhe took to Twitter to tell the actress what the Lord told him about her. According to him, the Lord said she should not go for any surgery as she will not make it.

Quoting some bible passages, John told the mother of two boys that obedience is better than sacrifice.

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