“I Was Diagnosed With Life-Threatening Throat Infection”: Singer Teni Spills in Moving Video

“I Was Diagnosed With Life-Threatening Throat Infection”: Singer Teni Spills in Moving Video

  • Teni has recounted how she was diagnosed with a life-threatening throat infection in July
  • The Sugar Mummy of Lagos, who shared a video of how she underwent treatment, couldn't help but express gratitude to her maker over her successful operation
  • Teni also hinted that her new album, Tears Of The Sun, would be out in November, revealing it was a heartfelt project for her

Celebrities also go through many challenges, including personal life-threatening situations which they may not make public to their fans and well-wishers.

Talented singer and songwriter Teniola Apata, known as Teni, recently stirred emotions as she revealed what she had been going through since July.

Teni's throat infection
Teni shared a video of her treatment in a hospital. Credit: @tenientertainer
Source: Instagram

The Sugar Mummy of Lagos, as her fans also call her, revealed she was diagnosed with a life-threatening throat infection while recording her second album titled Tears Of The Sun.

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Teni revealed after different bouts of temporary voice loss, doctors advised her to undergo a major operation or risk permanent voice loss.

She was, however, hospitalised in September after repeated cases of exhaustion.

Towards the end of the clip she shared of her in the hospital, Teni expressed gratitude to God for his mercy as she revealed she was now back on her feet.

The singer assured fans her album would be out later this month.

Watch Teni's video below:

Celebrities, fans' reactions to Teni's moving video

Legit.ng captured some of the messages. See them below:


"God gat you."


"Congrats! I have been there, it’s really worth thanking God for."


"We love you Teni and we thank God for your life, good health and blessing you with your BEAUTIFUL voice!"

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"Awww. We thank God."


"Our God is soo good. Your Testimony is permanent in Jesus name. Amen."


"Glad you good. Had my vocal chord surgery in 2017. it was scary. Expensive and life changing!"

Why Tiwa Savage postponed her London Arena show

Legit.ng also reported that Tiwa Savage postponed her performances, including what would have been her first-ever headline arena show in London.

A statement from her team revealed she had been battling a virus for weeks.

The mother of one revealed she would be on strict vocal rest for the next few months.

Source: Legit.ng

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