Dr (Mrs) Banjo Akindele, the mother of Funke Akindele, the Deputy Governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, is dead.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports the death of Dr Akindele was disclosed on Tuesday by Olubunmi Akindele, sister to Funke Akindele.
A statement by her reads: “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.
“May her gentle soul begin its rest eternal in peace. Amen. Obsequies in honour of her passing shall be announced in due course.”
The late Mrs Akindele was a medical doctor by profession and was married to a school principal, Mr Banjo Akindele, who died in 2019.
The deceased on account of the fame of her daughter, Funke Akindele, had been hailed as Mama Jenifa.