“This Is a Celeb With Substance”: Funke Akindele Models Shoes for Disabled Boy Who Makes Footwear
- Nollywood actress Funke Akindele has put up a call to Nigerians to regard those with disabilities as people
- In a video on her page, the mum of two shared a video of one of her Funke Inspires episodes with a disabled shoemaker, Sherif
- Leading by example, the filmmaker shared videos of herself rocking footwear from the young man
On an episode of her Funke Inspires series, Nollywood's Funke Akindele interviewed a disabled shoemaker, Sherif.
According to the filmmaker who made a case for people living with disabilities, they are special, not damaged or broken.
Funke noted that such people have much to give society, and Sherif, a shoemaker, is skilled and passionate about his craft.
Speaking for himself, Sherif noted that he loves to make shoes, and when Funke Akindele reached out to him, he gave her footwear the best in him.
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Funke and her younger colleague, Tobi Makinde aka Timini, were spotted rocking footwear from Sherif in the video.
To end the episode, the filmmaker charged Nigerians and her fans to patronize Sherif and lend a helping hand to other disabled people around them.
Watch the videos below:
Netizens react to Funke Akindele's video
"That’s Aunty Funke for you. Very supportive , ah me I can testify to this ooo mama what you did for me in January I will never ever forget it… Modupe ma your children will continue to find Favour wherever they step their foot Amen ."
"This is a celebrity with substance, not just glamor alone... SUBSTANCE!!!"
"You are God's gift to earth, ma'am. So selfless and thoughtful. I am inspired and may God help me!❤️ More Grace and Power, Obìnrin Méta! I love you.❤️"
"Why won't I love this woman ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ She is so exceptional... My Role model.... God bless you Mama for all you do❤️❤️❤️"
"Pure, undiluted love. God bless you ma."
Funke Akindele’s twins dance with sister’s kids as they join challenge
Funke Akindele has been very secretive with the identity of her twin sons, and quite a number of times, their covered faces have made it to social media.
In a fun dance challenge video with their cousins and their mum, the actress' boys had their backs turned to the camera.
While their cousins danced and showed off their skills, the Bello boys in their matching outfits used every part of their bodies except their faces to participate.