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Entertainers celebrate Funke Akindele as she clocks 40

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele Bello fondly called Jenifa, added a year on Thursday July 24th and for her, it was a time to thank God  for sparing her life.


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The talented actress took to her Instagram account to share a video of herself swaying to celebrate her birthday saying, ” #throwback !! It’s my birthday!! All glory to God!! #ilovemylife#iamdoingitagain  Songs by my hubby”


Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe, took to her  Instagram page  to express her wish for the birthday girl: “Happy birthday my super woman, thank you for being amazing you’’.


In the same vein, beautiful actress Bimbo Thomas wrote on her Instagram page:” May this birthday brings forth abundance of grace that is sufficient for all things. You shall have a reason to celebrate”.



Talented actress and movie producer, Uche Jombo Rodrigues on her twitter page, said: “ Jenifa!!!!! Birthday girl, ujlovers show this sister of mine love @funkeakindele you deserve every blessing, love, favour and grace, love U.’’

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In his usual humorous fashion, Nigerian comedy King, Alibaba wrote:” Them no reach… The machine way them for take do photocopy seff don spoil. See the way your eye dey shine like rat for Villa… Wait ooo, you be lawyer ooo, that one don enter 5th amendments. You too much. On behalf of that guy wey use #JayJay Skillz take dribble you and finally kolobi you, I gree. Shebi them think say you don QED… Them no know say you dey on your mark set… See take off.


 “Your brake light sef no dey in view… well don my sister… After all the hustoooooling you come go perch for AMEN Estate join am. That mean say all your prayer don answer be that. Continue to dey shine my sister… You no get eclipse… shine on. You dey our shoulders rise. And awa chest to dey swell. Happy birthday oooo… I no say I don late for your cake. But if you use your shosh mind… send Suya come… sorry suliaaa kan”

She came to limelight after featuring in popular United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) sponsored sitcom; I Need to Know, which ran from 1998 to 2002.

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In 2009 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Funke Akindele also plays the lead character in the hit TV show Jenifa’s Diary, alongside Fisayo Ajisola, Falz, Lolo and more. The show is a spin-off from the movie titled Jenifa.


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