- 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
International business magazine, Forbes, has recognised a number of Nigerians in its recently released list of 100 Innovations, Inventions & Icons From Africa.
Nollywood filmmaker, Funke Akindele has taken to Instagram to acknowledge her mention on the list.
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.
Akindele also expressed how honoured she was to have made the global list.
"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.