“Don’t Be Afraid to Start All Over Again”: Funke Akindele Consoles Self After 2023 Lagos State Election Loss
- Nigerian actress-turned-politician Funke Akindele is handling her grief effectively after her deafening failure during the 2023 Lagos state elections
- The blockbuster movie maker appears to be reconsidering her old passion after politics did not go so well
- Funke initially deleted all political-related posts from her Instagram account to share an inspiring quote to hold on to while healing
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Star actress Funke Akindele has chosen to look at the brighter side of life after losing the 2023 Lagos state gubernatorial election.
Legit.ng reported that the Battle on Buka Street filmmaker yanked PDP-related posts from her Instagram page.
In that light, Funke gave fans the impression that she might fully return to the movie industry following her party’s defeat.
The actress took to her Instagram story channel to share an inspiring quote that speaks heavily about the phase she is passing through.
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The quote reads:
"Don’t be afraid to start all over again. This time, you are not starting from scratch. You are starting from experience."
Actress Motilola praises Funke Akindele despite election loss
Still in a related story, Legit.ng reported that Funke's colleague Motilola Akinlami put up an inspiring post celebrating the actress.
Akinlami thanked the politician for daring to try and being the first actress to have her name on a ballot.
"Elections have come and gone, but this path you have just opened up alot will follow in your footsteps and because you did this, on the day you finally win, we will win and if you don’t ever contest again, people who follow in your footsteps will win for you," her post read in part.
Alleged new marriage: Actress Funke Akindele and former husband JJC Skillz unfollow each other on Instagram
Actress Funke Akindele and former husband JJC Skillz unfollow each other on Instagram
Funke Akindele and her ex-husband JJC Skillz stopped following each other on Instagram.
A search on their individual follower list showed that the ex-husband and wife are no longer following each on the photo-sharing app.
This came weeks after news of JJC’s alleged marriage surfaced online and got people talking about how men move on fast.