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Niniola And Teniola Remember Their Father 24 Years After He Was Assassinated

   

24 years after the death of their dad, siblings, Niniola and Teniola Apata are paying tribute to him. Their dad, Late (RTD) Brigadier-General, Simeon Olaosebikan Apata, who fought for the Nigerian army under ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo during the civil war, was assassinated on January 8, 1995.

The sisters who are both singers, remember their dad as they fill him up on what they have been up to.

Ninola wrote,

JAN 8th 1995 D Day i watched U go:

Omoluwoleja SIMEON OLAOSEBIKAN APATA lati Ilejemeje ni EKITI STATE.
You made me proud to be from IYE- EKITI.

You named me NINIOLA( which means,to have wealth)cos my birth brought forth good tidings.That was when you bought our first coloured TV and everything started falling into place.

Omo ologo didan.
OGA!!!!
I miss you so much.
I miss plaiting your hair.
I miss keeping your secrets.
I miss your GUN collection.
You were my BESTFRIEND.
I was your FAVOURITE CHILD.
You used to show off your dancing baby “NINIOLA” to your friends.
You’d even record me on your camcoder.
How I wish you were here to see your BABY killing every stage.

You made me a QUEEN the moment I was born making me untouchable.

You were a Visionary , Philantropist , Educationist , Soldier etc
Thank you for loving us all..
I will forever cherish the good memories we shared.
Till we meet again
Eee ohhhhhhh.
APATA ayeraye
APATA = ROCK

 

Teniola wrote, 

APATA GANGA!!!!! ERINLAKATABU!!!!!! Hey daddy your little girl ain’t so little anymore, yah girl is going on tour, yah little Teni is now MAKANAKI, I wish you were here to hear people sing my songs word for word. They thought killing you was the end, but we only just started, we are taking this to the 🌎. And yes I did it, I graduated from the university. I’m working really hard to make you smile wherever you are. RIP to the bravest man I’ve ever heard of. Bad boy benzy! OGA, philanthropist, soldier, business man, Thank you for all the lives you touched. Love you always till we meet again. “Won ro pe o tan, sugbon olorun so pe o ku, omo laso” OLAOSEBIKAN!!! #UyoMeyo

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12 Comments

12 Comments

  1. Agumadu Cynthia Sandra

    Agumadu Cynthia Sandra

    January 11, 2019 at 11:31 am

    Wow!!!I never knew they are siblings, may ur dad continue to rest in peace ,congrats to u both

  2. Mariam Olufowobi

    Mariam Olufowobi

    January 11, 2019 at 12:59 pm

    Me too, i never knew

  3. Obakpororo Agbaire

    Obakpororo Agbaire

    January 11, 2019 at 1:16 pm

    D big man of apata memorial college. Rip dad

  4. Ogunba Olaomopo

    Ogunba Olaomopo

    January 11, 2019 at 1:35 pm

    RIP

  5. Obiya Favour

    Obiya Favour

    January 11, 2019 at 1:54 pm

    Is well 😭😭

  6. Daisi Moses

    Daisi Moses

    January 11, 2019 at 2:12 pm

    Nice one

  7. Adenike Lawal

    Adenike Lawal

    January 11, 2019 at 4:18 pm

    Aww this is so emotional 😥

  8. Kenny Eruogun

    Kenny Eruogun

    January 11, 2019 at 6:06 pm

    Bringing back memories…his death was so touching…Apata…the rock!

  9. Chrisval Odey

    Chrisval Odey

    January 11, 2019 at 7:01 pm

    Passion is like a stream let it drive you to your glory….I love this boy–girl called teni.

  10. Anyanwu Goodness Ziony

    Anyanwu Goodness Ziony

    January 11, 2019 at 9:39 pm

    It is well

  11. Olajumoke Egbeola

    Olajumoke Egbeola

    January 11, 2019 at 11:56 pm

    Me love them sisters to the moon and back!

  12. Kelvin Nnaemeka Edozie

    Kelvin Nnaemeka Edozie

    January 12, 2019 at 12:43 pm

    Keep d light shining

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