- Nigerian-British actor David Oyelowo has lost his father to colon cancer
- The award-winning actor took to his social media page to make the disclosure, saying the real victory has been won because his dad is with Jesus Christ
- Oyewolo says the old man fought so hard to stick around for him, his brothers and his children
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Nigerian-British actor David Oyelowo has taken to social media to announce the death of his father who was battling with colon cancer.
The award-winning actor made the disclosure on his Instagram page, saying his heart was at peace because the old man was no longer in pain.
He shared a photo of the old man being kissed on the cheeks by his wife and their four children. He shared another image in which he and his brothers huddled around their dad.
According to Oyewolo, the real victory has been won because his dad is now with the Lord and savior, Jesus Christ.
"He fought so hard to stick around for me, my brothers and his grandchildren. He would often say to me. “God has so much in store for you, and I want to be here to see it”.
The actor said his dad passed away peacefully this week, adding that he believes he is now reunited with his mum in heaven.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Nollywood actor, Yemi Blaq, lost his dad. The talented screen god, took to his Instagram page to share the sad news.
Sharing a photo of the aged man with whom he shared a strong resemblance, he simply wrote: "R.I.P Dad".
His colleagues in the Nollywood industry took to the comment section to send their condolences.
See some comments below:
"So sorry about your loss"
"My condolences bro"
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