I'm so Honoured: Actress Funke Akindele Reacts as She Makes Forbes Africa Icons List

I'm so Honoured: Actress Funke Akindele Reacts as She Makes Forbes Africa Icons List

- A number of Nigerians like Wizkid, Burna Boy, and Davido were featured in the recently released Forbes Africa Icons List

- Funke Akindele, who also bagged a spot on the list took to social media to show appreciation for the global recognition

- Fans of the actress have flooded her Instagram with congratulatory messages

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International business magazine, Forbes, has recognised a number of Nigerians in its recently released list of 100 Innovations, Inventions & Icons From Africa.

Top celebrities in the entertainment industry such as Wizkid, Mr Eazi, Funke Akindele, Davido, and Burna Boy were celebrated and recognised.

I'm so honoured: Actress Funke Akindele reacts as she makes Forbes Africa Icons List
Funke Akindele makes Forbes Africa Icons List Photo credit: @funkejenifaakindele
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Nollywood filmmaker, Funke Akindele has taken to Instagram to acknowledge her mention on the list.

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The thespian shared a photo of the page where she was featured and said that the list was brought to her attention by someone as she had been writing and filming back to back.

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Akindele also expressed how honoured she was to have made the global list.

She wrote:

"Been filming and writing back to back and then @swankyjerry sent this to me like “Sis, you never see?” Thanks swanky.

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Fans and colleagues of the actress flooded the comment section with congratulatory messages.

Read some of them below:


"Global winning! "


"Keep winning darling sis."




"Very well deserved."


"Huge Congratulations and motivation. We win in this together."


"This is well deserved. you earned it ma’am."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Funke Akindele took to social media via her Instagram page to explain how hard she worked in the making of her popular movie, Omo Ghetto.

She shared a photo that was taken on the movie set and said that she worked like a machine on the project.

Explaining further, Akindele revealed she worked as an actress, a director, a producer and also ensured everything went on as planned.

Source: Legit

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