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“Funke Akindele called me to call Jumoke”- Jide Awobona defends actress



Nollywood actor Jide Awobona has come out to defend his colleague, Funke Akindele after Jumoke’s brother described her as a hypocrite.

Recall that Funke Akindele, the 40-year-old star of Jenifa’s Diary, was publicly called out by her brother Jumoke Aderounmu after her demise.

The brother of  Jumoke Aderounmu dragged Funke Akindele shortly after she mourned her friend online.

Jide Awobona refuted the late actress’ brother’s allegations that Funke Akindele neglected his sister during her sick days.

According to Jide, Funke Akindele reached out to him to speak with the late Jumoke.

In his words;

“I really don’t feel like saying anything about this but I need to let the world know that Aunty Funke called me to ask of Jumoke because she knows we were cool. She insisted I call her to be sure she was fine. I did, we spoke at length and I complained about her isolating herself. May her soul Rest In Peace and May God forgive us all.”

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