Funke Akindele pens tribute to mum on first death anniversary

Funke Akindele and mum

Actress Funke Akindele has remembered her mother Rachel Bolanle Adebanjo Akindele on the first anniversary of her death.

The 46-year-old penned a short tribute to the deceased in an Instagram post on Wednesday with pictures from the burial ceremony.

Funke also thanked her mother for raising strong men and women.

“Keep resting in peace my darling mum. Thank you for raising strong men and women. We love you and miss you so much,” she wrote.

The actress’ older sister Olubunmi Akindele announced the death of their mother in a statement on February 7 2023.

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.

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“May her gentle soul begin its rest eternal in peace. Amen. Obsequies in honour of her passing shall be announced in due course.”