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Actress, Funke Akindele Recounts How She Escaped Death During A Robbery Attack



Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele Bello has taken her fans down memory lane where she revealed how she escaped death during a robbery incident in 2011.

The actress, during an Instagram live chat with her fans disclosed that nine years ago, when they were shooting a video, they were attacked in a hotel room.

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She continued that, she was whisked into the bathroom to hide because the robbers saw her and were screaming her name in search for her.

In her narration, the robbers broke into her room and asked her colleague about her but the colleague refused to tell them.

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Later, she came out and begged them not to shoot her friend as the furious robbers apparently wanted to pull the trigger on her friend. Read what she said in the video below.

“I have been friends with Bimbo and Eniola Badmus for a long time. Nine years ago, we were robbed while filming the second part of ‘Omo Ghetto’. Eniola was meant to join me in my hotel but she refused. So, I was with Bimbo that night after begging her that I could not sleep alone. The robbers came into the hotel, which had two wings. They had robbed the first wing and one of the robbers who knew I was in the hotel started banging on my door. However, he initially couldn’t break in and Bimbo lifted the bed so I could hide under it.

I was frightened but she said, ‘You have to hide because nothing must happen to you’. Me, Bimbo and Joy Aiyegbeni then entered the bathroom and hid behind the shower curtain. The robber eventually broke in and asked for me. Bimbo did not say a word, then one of the robbers cocked his gun but she still did not talk. I came out and begged the robbers not to shoot. While they were punching me, Bimbo kept saying they should leave me alone. Two days after the robbery, I asked her why she didn’t let the robbers know I was hiding in the bathroom. She said ‘If they (robbers) want to kill, it is better we die together.”

“As for Chioma Akpotha, she and Kate Henshaw would fight for you all the way. Your problem becomes theirs.”

Source: AfricaCelebrities.Com