After Losing Election, Funke Akindele Shares Photos From Late Mum’s Burial Held Weeks Ago, Finally Mourns Her

After Losing Election, Funke Akindele Shares Photos From Late Mum’s Burial Held Weeks Ago, Finally Mourns Her

  • Nollywood actress Funke Akindele has been trending for deleting all the campaign and election posts on her social media platform
  • However, the actress, for the first time since her mum passed weeks ago, has finally shared clips and photos from the burial of her late mother
  • Funke didn't make the passing of her public, probably because it happened in the heat of the elections campaign season

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Recently defeated Nollywood star and politician Funke Akindele has stirred emotions online after she shared photos from her late mum's burial, who passed weeks ago.

Photos of Funke Akindele and her mum
Nollywood actress Funke Akindele stirs emotions online as she discloses that she misses her mum, who passed away weeks ago. Photo credit:@funkejenifaakindele
Source: Instagram

Funke's mum passed on February 7, 2023, just weeks before Nigeria's general elections.

She probably couldn't publicly mourn her mum's passing because of her political ambition, as she was the deputy governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos.

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However, now that the elections are over, she took to social media to share clips and photos of some of her colleagues who attended her mum's burial ceremony weeks ago.

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See the photos shared by Funke below:

Photos of Chude Jidenowo, Lara George at Funke Akindele's mum's burial
Funke Akindele shares touching images as she mourns her mum. Photo credit: @funkejenifaakindele
Source: Instagram

One thing was consistent in the images shared by the actress on her Insta-story, she kept talking about how much she misses her mum.

While she also prayed that her mum enjoys eternal rest.

Trolls tease Funke Akindele after PDP's resounding loss in Lagos

Meanwhile, recalls reporting that movie star and politician Funke Akindele trended online after the final results of the Lagos state gubernatorial elections were officially announced.

A popular social media influencer, Asiwaju Lerry, has taken to Twitter to troll Funke Akindele for a famous claim she made in the early days of her campaign.

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The "Jenifa" actress had claimed, during an interview with Channels TV's Chamberlain, that because she was hugely popular on social media and had 20 million followers, she had the popularity to win an election.

Actress Funke Akindele deletes PDP-related posts from IG page following defeat

In another earlier reported story recalls disclosing that the election season had been a rollercoaster, and Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, was among the candidates who couldn’t participate in the victory dance.

Following the emergence of the All Progressives Congress (APC)'s candidate, Babjide Sanwo-Olu, as the winner of the gubernatorial election in Lagos, the movie star made a significant change on her official Instagram page.

Remember that the actress was the deputy governorship candidate and running mate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s Abdul-Azeez Olajide Adediran, aka Jandor.


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