Funke Akindele congratulates Mo Abudu on Netflix deal

Funke Akindele

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, has congratulated media mogul, Mo Abudu, after it was announced that she is set to produce a film adaptation of the play, Death and the King’s Horseman by Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka and a series adaptation of the play, The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives, by Lola Shoneyin.

The 42-year-old shared the message on Instagram on Friday.

“Congratulations M.A!!!! @moabudu…,” she wrote.

Mo, 55, also shared her reaction to the deal which also includes two new Nigerian orginal films and a series for the streaming site.

“EbonyLife today has made history as the first African and first Nigerian production company to sign a multiple deal with Netflix.

“The deal signed by EbonyLife with Netflix is unprecedented and groundbreaking on our continent…,.” she wrote on Instagram