Speaking at the fourth Nigerian Entertainment Conference,
Akindele revealed how she was able to financially kick off the
much loved “Jenifa’s Diary.”
movie “Jenifa'” to the small screen as “Jenifa’s Diary”.
The actress made the decision after she realized how much people love
to hear that part of Jenifa in her.
Speaking at the fourth Nigerian Entertainment Conference, the actress
revealed how she was able to financially kick off the much loved series.
According to her, she started “Jenifa’s Diary” with money from her
endorsement deals. “I used my endorsement money to start “Jenifa’s
Diary’’, the actress said.
Since its debut, the series has featured the actress alongside Banky W,
Waje, Beverly Osu, Lota Chukwu, Alex Ekubo, Ali Nuhu, Toke
Makinwa, Juliana Olayode , Falz Amechi Mounagor, Wunmi Obe and
‘Jenifa’s Diary’ is a comedy television series that depicts the
hilarious and amazing adventures of Suliat, a.k.a Jenifa.
A secondary school dropout turned hairdresser who lives in a backwater
town called Aiyetoro, Jenifa is loud, over-bearing, very opinionated, and
an interesting character to watch.
“Jenifa’s Diary” won Funke Akindele and Falz an Africa Magic Viewers
Choice Award at the 2016 edition.