Yesterday, March 11 was a day to celebrate mothers and make them feel loved and important for all their efforts and struggles in the lives of their family members.
Nigerian celebrities did not fail to remember their mothers on a special day, and some of what they wrote was so heartwarming because it showed how much they cherished the women who brought them forth to the world.
1. Richard Mofe Damijo
2. Toke Makinwa
3. Ayo Makun
4. Mo Abudu
5. Betty Irabor
One is 84 going on 85, the other is 60 going on 61. Both look fabulous. One had 5 children and lost one to sickle cell, and then there were 4, the other roamed in the Wilderness for 7 years until her morning broke. Both have known adversity and found the strength to triumph, Both remain unbroken and remain “intentionally Woman”. Both know that God is always in the storm! One is an ogbonge prayer warrior , the other is a baby prayer warrior. Both are bold and beautiful, faithlicious, determined, courageous, extraordinary, confident, prosperous, loving, gracious! Both are quintessentially iconic. Mother/ Daughter.. special bond. Blessed to be blessings to several generations… Authentic strong women. Labour precedes every birth.. first comes the pain, the labour and then the birthing. May all our labour birth great fruits to the Glory of His name. May we not groan and labour in vain. Happy Mother’s Day folks even if you’re still in God’s Waiting Room 💕🙏🌹
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6. DJ Cuppy
7. Lala Akindoju
8. Adebola Williams
My mother was a trader, She moved across continents buying and selling. Whilst pregnant with me, she must have visited at least 15 countries (that says a lot to you already no?) Now the night before I was born, at 39 weeks, she had arrived at the hospital to complain about some very unusual movements in the belly. She had been told I was lying basset therefore birth couldn’t be natural but they had hoped and prayed I would turn round. Statusquo was still the same they advised that night, coupled with this new movements, she panicked. She told the doctors she wasn’t comfortable entrusting my life to their knife and would like to be referred to a hospital abroad. The doctors refused, distraught she broke down cuddling her tummy in fear of what was to come. She was worried all her traveling might have caused this and feared even more how she would blame herself forever if anything happened to me. She was with the doctor still trying to convince him to let her go when he rose to deal with an emergency My mother took a look at the file cabinet and had an idea; quickly she rose, searched for her name and boom took her file, hid it in her wrapper and fled to the airport catching the next available flight to london. Her tummy was so huge at 39weeks no one was going to carry this pregnant woman who was about to pop (we still don’t know how she convinced them but I know well enough nothing stands in the way of a determined woman). By the evening of the next day I was born at the Great Portland Hospital in London. Before I was born, my mother had always taken risks and made sacrifices for me. Today I celebrate her and all the women who have gone through the needles eye that we may have water, that we may have life.
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10. 2Face Idibia