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“I Could Have Been Dead and Gone, or Probably Even Still On My Sick Bed, But I Am Alive Today” – Burn Survivor Shares Her Story As She Celebrates Her Birthday


Two days after she wrote her final papers in the University, she was baking a cake for her customer, then there was an explosion. It has been three months since then and she is grateful for being alive as she celebrates her birthday.

@reedahs_cakes wrote,

where do I begin my praise from? Tell me there is no God,and I would show you my testimony. It’s Almost 3months after the incidence that almost took my life.
I had just written my final papers as an undergraduate of law,university of Abuja, and barely 2days after, I was involved in a gas explosions accident while baking a wedding cake.

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I could have been dead and gone, or probably even still on my sick bed,but am alive today as a result of all the prayers I had received, indeed God is merciful.
To every single blog who took time to involve in the #prayforfareedahobadaki am grateful beyond words. And to all the followers of @lindaikejiblog thanks so much d all the prayers.

Grateful heart. Happy birthday to me.

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  1. Benedicta Ose

    Benedicta Ose

    January 12, 2018 at 8:15 pm

    Oh my!
    Thank God you’re alive🙏
    I wish you speedy recovery

  2. Vivian Igumah

    Vivian Igumah

    January 12, 2018 at 8:20 pm

    Thank you Jesus

  3. Nkiru Pamela David

    Nkiru Pamela David

    January 12, 2018 at 8:35 pm

    Thank God for keeping you safe!

  4. Abutu Victoria

    Abutu Victoria

    January 12, 2018 at 8:43 pm

    Thank God u r alive

  5. Onyinye Oyeka

    Onyinye Oyeka

    January 12, 2018 at 8:45 pm

    Happy birthday dearie, you will celebrate more and more years! God has bigger plans for you!
    You made it!

  6. Blessing Samuel

    Blessing Samuel

    January 12, 2018 at 8:51 pm

    Thank God for ur life.Happy birthday

  7. Lazarus Sukukum Edna

    Lazarus Sukukum Edna

    January 12, 2018 at 8:57 pm

    May God continue to protect & keep you safe,i can relate too 14/11/2013 i was involve in a case like urz,its never easy but God will always be faithful.

  8. Victoria Kpou

    Victoria Kpou

    January 12, 2018 at 8:59 pm

    Bless God for your life. Happy birthday.

  9. Chiamaka Vivienne Ezeiheukwu

    Chiamaka Vivienne Ezeiheukwu

    January 12, 2018 at 9:15 pm

    I bless God for ur life bossy

  10. Jennifer Nnena Ebiowei

    Jennifer Nnena Ebiowei

    January 12, 2018 at 9:55 pm

    Is well dear,wish u quick recovery

  11. Nora Jacob

    Nora Jacob

    January 12, 2018 at 9:56 pm

    Tank God 4 u dear,hbd

  12. Helen Philips

    Helen Philips

    January 12, 2018 at 10:28 pm

    OH thanks be to God. Happy birthday dear. I wish you many happy returns

  13. Margaret Adebimpe Umeche

    Margaret Adebimpe Umeche

    January 12, 2018 at 11:53 pm

    Salami Isoyiza Hawa, Barr come and see your survivor, I remember how you prayed for her

  14. Fareedah Obadaki

    Fareedah Obadaki

    January 13, 2018 at 1:04 am

    Thanks so much for the prayers and best wishes,Am grateful.

  15. Faderera Fashola

    Faderera Fashola

    January 13, 2018 at 2:44 am

    Wow thank God for your life may God Almighty replenish you in folds

  16. Magmar Udo

    Magmar Udo

    January 13, 2018 at 4:06 am

    I wish you speedy recovery thank God that you are alive

  17. Bilkisu Muhammad Didam

    Bilkisu Muhammad Didam

    January 13, 2018 at 8:46 am

    Alhamdullilah,i celebrate u dear. May Allah’s noor,rahma,mercy locate u nw nd always

  18. Lydia Opeyemi

    Lydia Opeyemi

    January 13, 2018 at 9:33 am

    Hbd to dear God will continue to be with u

  19. Ajanigo Roseline Michael

    Ajanigo Roseline Michael

    January 13, 2018 at 10:07 am

    I thank God for your life! Congratulations

  20. Lisa Mona

    Lisa Mona

    January 14, 2018 at 9:57 am

    You be better God grace

  21. Phateemah Yetunde

    Phateemah Yetunde

    January 14, 2018 at 12:29 pm

    Fareedah i used to knw uu as a very pretty nd hardworking lady…. Thnk God for ur lyf nd happy Birthday dear.

  22. Ngozi Onyebueke

    Ngozi Onyebueke

    January 14, 2018 at 6:12 pm

    Happy birthday

  23. Diala F Chinyere

    Diala F Chinyere

    January 15, 2018 at 8:17 pm

    Thank God for your life… Happy birthday darling

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