Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, former Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has expressed satisfaction in box office smasher Funke Akindele.
The politician congratulated Funke Akindele, who was also a member of their party, on his official Instagram page.
He expressed his heartfelt congratulations to the actress on the remarkable success of her latest production, A Tribe Called Judah.
Atiku Abubakar praised the actress’ extraordinary talent, saying that Funke Akindele’s film is a symbol of cultural pride and the unbreakable spirit of the Nigerian film industry.
He congratulated her for the historic milestone and for setting a new standard of excellence.
“I extend my heartiest congratulations to Funke Akindele, @funkejenifaakindele, for the phenomenal success of “A Tribe Called Judah”. This film has not only shattered box office records by becoming the first Nigerian movie to earn 1 billion naira in domestic theatres, but it also stands as a beacon of cultural pride and the unyielding spirit of Nollywood.
“A Tribe Called Judah” is not just a film; it is a cultural gem that reflects the vibrancy and resilience of Nigerian cinema.
As a nation, we are incredibly proud of Funke’s achievements and her role in elevating Nigerian cinema to new heights. Her success is our success, and it inspires a new generation of filmmakers and storytellers in Nigeria and beyond.
Congratulations, Funke, on this historic milestone. You have set a new standard for excellence, and your work inspires us all. -AA”