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Timini of Jenifa’s diary defends Funke Akindele after her former staff accused her of physical, emotional and financial abuse

Tobi Makinde and Funke Akindele
Funke AKindele and Tobi Makinde

Coming after popular actress cum producer, Funke Akindele was accused of physical, emotional and financial abuse by a former staff, one of her staff and actors, Tobi Makinde, popularly known as “Timini” in her Jenifa’s diary series has taken to social media to defend her.

Yesterday, Kemi Filani News reported that a former staff named, Cassandra Owolabi took to social media to call out the mother of twins.

Cassandra alleged that Funke’s attitude towards her forced her into depression. (Read the full story HERE)

Taking to social media to defend her, Tobi wrote:

“A river that forgets its source will surely dry up. I remember when I had no idea how I was gonna move on in life after my masters degree, you were there to take me in with little or no experience whatsoever about running production. You said you would give me a job without knowing me from anywhere, without knowing my capabilities.”

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“All I had was my educational qualification and thirst to work and learn on the job. Prior to this I had tried to work in other production outfits but none took me not because I wasn’t qualified but because they probably didn’t believe in me. “

“You on the other hand, believed in me, took me as a son, scolded me when I messed up all in a bid to make me better at my craft. Only the patient and hardworking will understand who you really are.”

“Thank you mom for everything and may God keep blessing you… @funkejenifaakindele I really appreciate you ma!!”

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