Jandor, LASG Sympathizes With Funke Akindele Over Mother’s Death
Funke Akindele, a Nollywood actress, has received condolences from Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for the passing of her mother, Dr. Adebanjo-Akindele, who died on Tuesday.
Sanwo-Olu advised the actress to take solace in the happy life her late mother led and to keep praying for the peace of her soul, according to a statement released by the governor’s chief press secretary, Gboyega Akosile.
The statement read in part, “My heart goes out to Funke, friends of the Adebanjo and Akindele families on the demise of their daughter, mother, and grandmother, Dr. R.B Adebanjo-Akindele who answered the ultimate call today, Tuesday, February 7, 2023.
“On behalf of my family and the good people of Lagos State, I hereby express my heartfelt condolences to the entire families and friends of Adebanjo and Akindele.
”May God grant the soul of the departed eternal rest and the families the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”
Akindele, who is running for deputy governor of Lagos State, also got a sympathy note from her principal, Abdul-Azeez Adediran, aka Jandor, who is running for governor on behalf of the People’s Democratic Party.
“There are few tragedies as personal as the passing of a beloved family member. The grief leaves a vacuum that cannot be filled, and we are only left with the legacy they left behind and the memories we have of them. In the months I have worked with Funke Akindele, I have been inspired by her unwavering commitment to family values and the connection she shares with her loved ones, especially her beloved mother.
“I want to share my deepest condolences with the Akindele family, and take solace in the fact that Funke got to share so many wonderful years with her mother, repaying the sacrifices she made so Funke could become the woman she is today, respected across the nation as a woman with unassailable values. I pray that God comforts Funke and gives her the grace to bear this inestimable loss, and the resources to continue to honour her beloved mother’s legacy,” Jandor wrote on his official Facebook page.
Funke Akindele Loses Mother
The mother of the popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, Mrs. R. B. Adebanjo-Akindele, is. dead.
Olubunmi Akindele, the actress’ older sister, announced it on Tuesday.
The statement read, “It is with heavy hearts, but in total submission to God Almighty that the ADEBANJO and AKINDELE families announce the passing of their daughter, mother, grandmother, and sister, DR. R B ADEBANJO-Akindele, which occurred on Tuesday 07 February 2023.
“May her gentle soul begin its rest eternal in peace. Amen. Obsequies in honour of her passing shall be announced in due course.”