Nigerian couple laments after losing 2 of 3 kids to fire

Nigerian couple laments after losing 2 of 3 kids to fire

- June 23, 2018, was a sad day for Blessing Timidi and her husband Olabode

- They lost their two children in a fire outbreak

- The wife said they contacted the Fire Service when the fire broke out but was told they ran out of water

A great tragedy befell Blessing Timidi Digha and her family on June 23, 2018, as they lost two children in a terrible fire outbreak.

The devastated woman took to her Facebook to grieve on her lost as she threatened to kill herself. The fire was said to have occurred from a gas explosion.

The lady's husband Olabode took to his Twitter to lament, regretting how he failed his children by not protecting them enough.

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Nigerian couple lament after losing 2 of 3 kids to fire

Mother of the two deceased kids. Blessing Timidi Digba/Facebook

He recounted how he had struggled hard to provide for them and was always supportive of their dreams, adding that it's so devastating to lose them to the cold hands of death.

He tweeted: "Why were my kids punished for my sins?

"We were working our lives out to give these kids head start in life, they were our inspiration and somehow they were taken from us. 'God knows best' abi?

"As young as they were , they seemed to know what they wanted. Damilare and Itunu said they were going to become doctors. I swore to give it my all so as to realise this dream but I couldn't save them from the hands of death. What a father"

PAY ATTENTION: Get best news on Nigeria's #1 news app had earlier reported the death of Daniel Oyebanjo III, the son of popular Nigerian musician Dbanj.

According to various sources, Daniel who was one-year-old drowned at Dbanj’s Ikoyi residence on Sunday, June 24, 2018. His remains have since been moved to a morgue at GRA, Ikeja.

Reacting to the news, Dbanj took to his Instagram page to write that: “ Trying Times . But my God is Always and Forever Faithful ��.”

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