- A single father called Rotimi Emmanuel Akinwande has celebrated himself for Father's Day
- Akinwande revealed that he became a widower some months ago, making him solely responsible for his 10-months-old son who is now grown
- The young father prayed for every mother who has also taken the role of a father due to one reason or the other
A Nigerian father identified as Rotimi Emmanuel Akinwande has taken to his social media page to share an emotional story as he celebrates himself for Father's Day.
On Sunday, June 21, many people took to their various social media pages to celebrate their fathers, husbands, and the men in their lives. Sadly, there are some people who did not have anyone to celebrate them.
One such person is Akinwande who said that his status as a married man changed six months ago after he lost his wife. According to him, he became a widower by fate.
The man stated that his son was 10 months and still suckling when his wife died.
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Looking back at how far he has come, Akinwande stated that his son is now grown while praying that will also grow to become a great father.
The father went on to wish himself a happy father's day. He also prayed for every woman who has taken the role of a father. Akinwande prayed that their labour would never be in vain.
In other news, Legit.ng earlier reported that Tonto Dikeh said she did it all alone as she celebrated herself for Father's Day.
The controversial actress said she parented her son Andre all by herself and did it well. She stated that action is the best thing in life as it proves who someone really is. The mother of one added that words also show who people want to be.
Tonto told her son that being his dad has been a great honour. She appreciated him for making her Mr Mom.
Meanwhile, the actress' ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill celebrated himself for Father's Day.
He said that marital challenges do not define a father. The businessman added that being a father also meant taking care of children around them and those that are in great need.
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