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‘I’m so honored’ – Actress, Funke Akindele jubilates as she makes it to Forbes list



Nigerian actress and movie producer, Funke Akindele has completely on cloud nine after her name appeared in the Forbes ‘100 Icons’ list for Africa.

The Forbes ‘100 Icons’ list for Africa was comprised of many African celebrities and public figures who have performed exceptionally well and made significant impact in their respective fields of specialization.

The list includes some Nigerian stars like Davido, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Swanky Jerry, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Funke Akindele Bello, Genevieve Nnaji, and Mr Eazi.

Taking to her Instagram page to share the great news, Funke Akindele revealed that she was busily working when she got this message from friend, Swanky Jerry and she expressed her appreciation to Forbes Africa for honoring her.

The mother of twins and ‘Jenifer Diaries’ star noted that hardwork pays and encouraged her fans not to give up but keep on moving as their time is here.

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She wrote:

“Been filming and writing back to back and then @swankyjerry sent this to me like “Sis, you never see?” Thanks swanky

I’m so honored. Thanks @forbesafrica #hardworkpays #keepmoving #yourtimeishere #dontgiveup”

Fans did not distance from the celebration as they stormed her comment box with tons of congratulatory messages.

A follower identified as @iambimbothomas wrote;

You’re worth even more , hard worker aiye . May God continue to strengthen you. And us all

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