Funke Akindele pays back Toyin Abraham on her birthday
Box office actress Funke Akindele has paid back her colleague, Toyin Abraham, on her birthday as she clocks 43 years today, the 5th of September 2023. Funke Akindele shared a photo of her rival on her Instagram story, cheering her on with lovely birthday wishes, just as how Toyin Abraham had done on her birthday. Sharing the photo, Funke Akindele cheered Toyin Abraham on her new age, wishing her health and wealth on her new age.
“Happy Birthday Toyin baby. Mummy Ireoluwa! Here’s wishing you a longer life in good health and wealth. Have fun, dear @toyin_abraham”. Funke Akindele’s birthday message to Toyin Abraham is a payback to her younger colleague, who also took to her Instagram story on the 24th of August 2023, to celebrate her 46th birthday.
She wrote, “Happy birthday aunty Funke, send cake o”. The message was acknowledged by Funke Akindele, who appreciated Toyin Abraham’s post. Toyin Abraham and Funke Akindele had tongues wagging in 2021, when they both chose the same date, September 10, 2021 to release their movies; ‘Ghost and the tout too’ in the cinemas and ‘Omo Ghetto the saga’ on Netflix. Actress Iyabo Ojo further fueled the rivalry by calling out Funke Akindele days after the movies were released, for paying a popular movie citric to ruin Toyin Abraham’s movie.
Funke Akindele breaks Nigerian records again, recall that Funke Akindele broke another record in the Nigerian film industry. She beat her own records for the highest-grossing film at the Nigeria box office.
A post shared by Film One revealed that Funke Akindele’s latest movie, Battle on Buka Street, broke the record of her 2020 released film, Omo Ghetto The Saga.
Battle on Buka Street netted 640 million naira at the box office, beating Omo Ghetto the Saga of 636 million naira.
Filmone on Instagram noted that the only competition the actress had was with herself.