Funke Akindele, Nollywood actress and Adbulrasheed Bello, music artiste/producer, have revealed why they chose to have a quiet wedding away from the prying eyes of the world.


In a statement released on Tuesday by Biodun Kupoluyi, Funke Akindele’s publicist, the celebrity couple confirmed that they got married in London on August 23.

According to Kupoluyi, the wedding was deliberately held behind closed doors because the couple didn’t want the affair to be a public spectacle.

“The couple chose a quiet wedding in London because neither of them wanted to be on show or at the center of attention having been on that lane before.


“The decision to do it quietly was right for us and we pray for the understanding of our close friends and fans at this offer of a lifetime moment.

“At a good time, we shall look back and in appreciation of divine grace and your support, we shall celebrate milestones and where we are in life.

The statement further noted that the actress and her new husband are still in London where they are presently shooting “Jenifa In London”, a new episode for Jenifa’s Diary.


“The working couple has since hit the ground running, shooting scenes for the new episode, Jenifa In London for the running sit-com, Jenifa’s Diary. Jenifa In London, Funke Akindele hinted would be premiered at a high-octane event in London and Lagos. The couple would return to Nigeria soon.

“The groom, Abdulrasheed aka Skilz is a multi-talented musician, music producer and a leading member of the JJC and 419 Squad based in London. Until his decision to marry Funke, he was blessed with three children who are grown up and living happily in the United Kingdom.”

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