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Nollywood Actress Funke Akindele Bello Shuns Father’s Burial

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Nollywood actress Funke Akindele Bello and her siblings have failed to attend their father’s burial.


In December 2019, The actress and film producer took to her Instagram page to announce the sad news in an emotional post.


“Dad!!! May your soul Rest In Peace!! I tried Dad! I did!! We love you but God knows best!!! #iwishicanturnbackthehandsoftime,” she wrote.



However, a recent report reveals that Funke Akindele Bello and her siblings did not show up for his burial.


The Bishop Methodist Church Nigeria, Diocese of Ikorodu, Rt. Rev Samson Osundina, on Friday, 17th January 2020, expressed his disappointment in Nollywood actress Funke Akindele Bello and her siblings over their absence at their father’s funeral.


Their dad, Revd. Godwin Olusoji Akindele, died on Saturday, 7th December 2019, after a brief illness, aged 73.


However, none of his four children was present at his Service of Songs and burial at Ibeshe, Ikorodu, Lagos.


While delivering the burial sermon, Rev. Osundina thanked the children for taking care of their father during the times when he was ill but stressed the fact that paying him their last respect as children was also very important and significant.


Meanwhile, Funke is presently in Dubai with fellow actress Eniola Badmus.


Over the weekend, she posted a photo of them together, as she revealed that they are both working on a film project together.


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😂😂😂😂. @eniola_badmus eniola_badmus will always bring out the Ghetto in me!!! Anticipate #omoghettothesaga

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Social media users are surprised that the actress shunned her father’s burial after announcing his death on social media.

Could it be she and her siblings were not in good terms with their father before his demise?


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