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Funke Akindele, JJC: Timeline of couple’s relationship

Funke Akindele, JJC: Timeline of couple's relationship

Popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele on August 23, 2016, got married to her sweetheart JJC Skillz in London.

With the star actress getting married in a secret ceremony in London, here’s a timeline of Funke’s relationship with JJC.

January 19, 2016 – Rumor had it that Funke Akindele found love again in the arms of music producer, JJC Skillz.

JJC Skillz and Funke Akindele

JJC Skillz and Funke Akindele

The duo were reportedly spotted in London and the actress was reported to have been visiting London a lot.

Skillz was also reported to have been shooting her new comedy series, “Jenifa’s Diary“.

February 2016 – JJC Skillz and Funke Akindele are reported to be walking down the aisle. The ‘Jenifa’ star was reported to have agreed to marry the London-based musician, Abdul Rasheed Bello, JJC Skillz after he asked her hand in marriage.

March 2016 – Akindele and Bello were spotted at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

The duo were spotted in a public display of affection as they left the Eko Hotel Conference Centre venue of the awards ceremony together on Saturday, March 5, 2016.

April 2016 – Akindele confirms relationship with JJC in an interview. She told Saturday Beats, “I really don’t like discussing about my private life anymore because it pays to keep that part of your life secret.

A lot of people are watching and sometimes you read a lot of negative comments about you which could make you want to derail, so it is better to keep matters of the heart close to the heart.

I am the one in it and I know what is good for me. I am sorry I don’t want to talk about anything that has to do with my private life.

April, 2016 – Akindele meets JJC’s family and mum.

Funke Akindele with JJC's kids in April 2016

Funke Akindele with JJC’s kids in April 2016

A sweet video of JJC Skillz mum saying a prayer for Funke Akindele emerged alongside a photo of the actress with Skillz’s kids.

June 2016 – The “Jenifa” star displays engagement ring. Moe Musa was said to have reportedly vacated the home of JJC Skillz, over his fiancée, Funke Akindele. The leading music video director who has reportedly been living in the singer’s Boys Quarters, was said to have moved out to give the love birds some space.
Funke Akindele

August 2016 – Funke Akindele marries JJC. The award-winning actress was reported to have gotten married to singer/producer JJC in a secret wedding ceremony on August 23, 2016, in London.

She also confirmed that indeed a wedding took place by using the surname of her husband, Abdul Rasheed Bello, JJC Skillz on all her social media handles.


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