These are good times for Nollnywood actress, Funke Akidele-Bello as the Law graduate- turned thespian has bagged a mouth-watering endorsement deal with Dettol as its brand ambassador.
The new mother of twins was unveiled at a launch event in Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja, hosted by RB Nigeria, makers of the Dettol range of house hold products as an ambassador for their clean Naija campaign, an initiative that seeks to drive behavourial change and achieve a cleaner and healthier Nigeria .
Funke Akindele Bello has been one of Nigeria’s most celebrated actresses, starting her career in the 90’s series, with I Need To know” She the African continent wide acclaim for her Jenifa character and was identified by the brand as being worthy of championing the ‘clean Naija’ cause.
The actress has been a worthy role model and an inspiration to all Nigerians. Having also recorded success in various self less activities we have it necessary to make her lead our clean Naija initiative, said the General Manager, RB West Africa, Dayanad Sriram at the event.
Feelers from those in the know indicate that the endorsement deal is a very lucrative one estimated to be in eight figures. It is yet another feather on the cap of the actress who is loved by many fans due to her inclination to make moves that affect the society positively.