Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele has consented to divorce her husband, Kehinde Almaroof Oloyede who she married last year May 26 as she announced that they have split up.
Funke’s husband earlier in the week announced on his Facebook the break-up of their marriage.
He posted on his wall: “It is with a heavy heart that I am announcing the separation of me and ma wife, Mrs Olufunke Akindele. We’ve both agreed to go our separate ways coz of irreconcilable differences. We still best of friends and we (forever) 4ever remain gud (good) friends.”
He later added: “I am doing just fine, gettn (getting) along without u (you), don’t need u (you) anymore in ma life. u d greatest mistake av (I have) made in recent time.”
The disclosure, which went viral on the internet and reported in several print media was later refuted by the actress who even threatened some media houses with libel suit to prove that nothing like that happened.
Orijoreporter was told that their marriage had witnessed months of stormy rows between the couple and the actress had moved out of their matrimonial home long ago.
It was gathered that efforts were made to reconcile them particularly when Oloyede posted that message on his wall, which riled Funke and made her cried profusely.
However in an official press statement on the issue by her publicist and Principal Consultant, NEECEE Entertainment, Ayo Ola- Muhammed, made available to orijoreporter “Jenifer’ as laid the controversy surrounding her marriage to rest by announcing that it has packed up.
The statement reads “Dear friends, on behalf of our client, star actress, Funke Akindele, we want to formally inform you that after due consultation and consideration, she is now separated from Mr. Kehinde Oloyede as his wife.
“She hereby urges her fans and all concerned to pray and wish her the best as she moves on in her career. Kindly note that this is the first and only official statement from Funke Akindele on the matter and will be glad if her wish is respected. Thank you.”