How Nigerian Twitter Reacted To Funke Akindele’s Casting On ‘Avengers: Infinity Wars’

Posted on January 11 2018 , at 12:41 pm
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Funke Akindele just got cast in the latest instalment of the Marvel Studios Avengers series to the delight of her fans all over Nigeria. The 42 year old actress was listed as a member of  ‘Dora Milaje, Wakanda’s all-female special forces unit guard’.

It’s no mean feat to be on a major Hollywood flick like this and Nigerian Twitter is basking in the euphoria of this ‘national’ achievement. Needless today, it’s been a trending topic for hours.

See how fans reacted:

Let’s start with @ogbeni_opa who thinks that Hollywood should be grateful they got Funke Akindele.



@Chidubem__O is imaginative with the idea that she will be cast as her alter ego, ‘Jenifa’.



It is not surprising that he is not alone in this view



This user that has the must apt version of Nigerians reacting at the cinema when they see Funke Akindele in the movie.



@teddi_speaks sincerely does not care how small Funke’s role is in the movie but is just proud of her.



Edikan clearly shares the same opinion as Teddi.



Even the doubting Thomas’ have had their doubts assuaged.



The hopefuls are definitely in on this too.



This uncle Kampari is just a funny somebori, even if he got the movie wrong



Get in here Governor Rochas Okorocha: a statue in her honour is only appropriate.



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