Former child star and gospel singer, Benita Okojie has lost her father. She made the sad announcement this evening in a post on her Instagram page.
“My hero and father has gone to be with Jesus. He made such great impact in my life and in the lives of so many people. I’m eternally grateful to God that you walked me down the aisle.
“Quizzed my then boyfriend like every father would , gave your consent and enjoyed that day and many other months with us.
“I love you with all my heart. Thank you for believing in us (your children) and seeing to it that we all followed our passion.
“Thank you for your legacy.
“No more tears anymore. Now its celebration. You will be celebrated for life. Mummy misses you like crazy but she knows you’re with Jesus.
“You remain in our hearts forever. THANK YOU, OBU SIR!!
“Jesus is coming soon so I know we will see in heaven soon.
“Till then, rest with Jesus Baba Benita”