Reactions as Funke Akindele shares message on depression
Nigerians have voiced alarm on social media about Nollywood actress-turned-politician Funke Akindele’s depression message.
Concern emerged as Funke expressed an emotional take on the reality of depression and the importance of being kind to others in a tweet on Wednesday.
“Depression is real,” the Jenifa actress tweeted. Please be considerate to others. Yes, don’t trade your happiness for anything, but be humane in everything you do. In this world, we are all on a journey. Be mindful. Take note. Share. Make a pact. Take chances and be thankful for your successes and victories. However, be mindful, love, forgive, and be joyful.”
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Many fans expressed concern about Funke’s remark in the comments section, asking if she was okay.
Here are a few of their tweets:
@abayomiibitunde: Funke, how are you doing? Please be at ease. Feel free to talk to trustworthy people if you need to unburden. You’ll be alright.”
“Big mummy,” said @dreychino. I hope everything is well with you. We need you to stand tall for us! Continue to love you, mum.”
@now14128311: How much money have you lost because of the election that makes you sad, madam? Better days are ahead of you, so keep your head up.”
@DikeKelechi6: “I’m sending healing to everyone who is going through a hard time.” In the name of Jesus, may your weight be lightened. Amen.”
“Many are going through a lot but don’t have the right people to spill it out to, if you’re that person, please take a deep breath and tell yourself everything is going to be fine.” Go out and relive your childhood experiences. Life is far too brief. Please proceed.”