The mother of two, who ran for the position of Deputy Governor in Lagos in the last election but lost, via her Twitter handle on Wednesday spoke about the reality of depression and urged people to be kind to others.
She also advised those who are struggling with depression to speak up.
“Depression is real. Please be kind to others. Yes, don’t trade your happiness with anything, but still, be humane in all you do. We are all on a journey in this world. Be conscious. Be aware. Share. Make peace. Take risks and be grateful for success and victory. Yet be aware, love, forgive, and stay happy. for success and victory. Yet be aware, love, forgive, and stay happy.”
Depression is real. Pls be kind to others. Yes, don’t trade your happiness with anything but still be humane in all you do. We are all on a journey in this world. Be conscious!! Be aware!! Share!!! Make peace!!! Take risks and be grateful for success and victory. Yet be AWARE!!!…
— Funke Akindele (@funkeakindele) May 24, 2023
However, in response to the tweet, many netizens flocked to the comment section to express concern for Funke, asking if she was alright.
One Twitter user, @abayomiibitunde, wrote, “Hope you are doing fine, Funke? Please be fine. Feel free to discuss with trustworthy folks if you need to unburden. Be well.”
Another concerned fan, @dreychino, wrote, “Big mummy, I hope you are fine. We need you to be strong for us! Keep loving yourself, ma.”
@now14128311 commented, “How much have you lost for the election that makes you depressed, madam? Better days are ahead, and keep your head up.”