- Toyin Lawani laid her father to rest on April 8, 2021
- The celebrity designer and stylist took to her Instagram page to share a video from the burial procession
- Lawani thanked her fans for their support as she revealed she hadn't slept since her father's death which was on April 7, 2021
These are sad times for the family of Toyin Lawani following the death of their patriarch, Alhaji Shewu Olanrewaju Lawani.
The celebrity designer and stylist took to her Instagram page to share with her fans some moments from the burial ceremony which was done according to Islamic rites.
In the video, the corpse is brought of the hearse in a wooden carrier by four pallbearers dressed in white gowns and black & white turban scarfs.
The video captures the procession down to the moment Lawani's father is laid to the ground. The celebrity designer revealed that she had been running around since he passed and hadn't been able to sleep.
She also thanked her fans for their show of support.
In her words:
"RIP ALHAJI SHEWU OLANREWAJU LAWANI Thanks to everyone who stood by me and showed up regardless of the fact that I didn’t invite anyone , due to the timing and me running around since morning, haven’t slept since we lost him midnight till now , Godbless you all."
Watch the video below:
Recall on April 7, she took to Instagram with the heartbreaking news of her father's passing.
The mum of two in her caption talked about how people struggle daily but appear to be strong in the eyes of others.
She further advised people to live life to the fullest, be kind, prayerful and spend time with loved ones because tomorrow is not promised.
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