Nollywood actress Mide Martins has penned a special tribute to her late mother and veteran actress Funmi Martins on her 20th-year remembrance.
Late Fumi Martins is a household name in the Yoruba genre of Nollywood and many people have often credited Mide’s achievement to the effort of her mother in bringing her to the spotlight.
A video shared on her Instagram page captured photo slides of Funmi Martins and a video of how her family marked her 20th-year rememberance.
Mide Martins said the death of her mother still feels like yesterday and prayed that her beautiful soul would continue to rest in peace.
While eulogising her mother, Mide Martins added that her good deed would never be forgotten.
She wrote: “20 YEARS REMEMBRANCE!!! 20 YEARS LIKE YESTERDAY, IN THE LOVING MEMORY OF LATE FUNMI MARTINS. MAY YOUR BEAUTIFUL SOUL CONTINUE TO REST IN PEACE”.
“IYA MI OWON ANIKE OLUWAFUNMILAYO FLORENCE. REST ON ANIKE TILL WE MEET TO PART NO MORE. YOUR GOOD DEEDS WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN”
Reacting to the post some Nollywood stars and fans took to the comment section to pay tribute to her late mother.
authenticmuy wrote: “Continue to rest in perfect peace Aunty”
nimsheffvarietystory wrote: “I still remember like yesterday i was in jss 1 or 2.. I was waiting for my sch bus at Unity Ilorin when i heard the news.. May Almighty Allah forgive all her shortcomings. Rest on Beautiful woman”
_iamfirstborn wrote: “I just remember one of the film she featured or produced (ABEKE ALAMALA)…Rest on ma”
phunmzystitches wrote: “May her gentle soul continue to rest In the bossom of the Almighty May the good Lord take away bad dust away from her @mydemartins8 take heart ma”.