"We Have The Grace": One of The Women in Viral 5 Generations Photo Opens Up on Their Secret of Longevity

"We Have The Grace": One of The Women in Viral 5 Generations Photo Opens Up on Their Secret of Longevity

  • On Thursday, August 4, 2022, a five generation photo of a Nigerian family blew up and went viral on various social media platforms
  • In the photo, there is a daughter, her mother, her grandmother, her great-grandmother and her great-great-grandmother
  • Legit.ng has now traced one of the women in the photo and got her to offer more insights on the secret behind the longevity

Busari Aderonke Abeke, a 30-year-old graduate of Fine and Applied Arts from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology has opened up on her maternal family's five generations photo that went viral recently.

When she innocently shared the cute photo on August 4, little did she know that it will massively go viral and bring media attention to her family.

Photo of the maternal lineage of a Nigerian family from Iwo, Osun state up to the 5th generation.
The secret to their longevity is grace. Photo credit: @IdeaTextile.
Source: Twitter

The single snapshot has elicited curiosity from social media users.

Speaking to Legit.ng, Abeke who is the second to the youngest person in the maternal family photo said the secret to their longevity is simply the grace of God.

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She however adds that those from her maternal side have the gift of longevity. The family is from Iwo, Osun state.

Those in the photo identified

According to Abeke, there is 95-year-old Nasiratu Arike, the oldest person in the photo. The lovely old lady has an only child who is 72-year-old Salawudeen Sikiratu Aduke.

Aduke, the second person in the photo is a mother to 8 children and her first child is 55-year-old Azeez Funmilayo Anike. Anike, a mum of three children is the third person in the photo.

Anike's first child is 30-year-old Busari Aderonke Abeke whole is the fourth person in the viral photo. She is the one who spoke to Legit.ng.

Abeke in turn has given birth to 8-year-old Olatunji Tiwatope Abike, who now occupies the fifth position.

Abeke, a talented Adirepreneur who regularly shares her works on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter said she made the dress the family used for the photo session which has now gone viral.

She said all those in the 5 generation photo are firstborns, making it all the more fascinating.

When Legit.ng published the initial story, it touched many hearts who tapped into the blessing.

9 siblings organise a surprise birthday party for their last born who turns 60

Also in another story, Legit.ng reported that a family of ten children organised a birthday bash for their last born who turned 60.

According to a video seen online, the man was not aware of the party but was surprised when he saw everyone all at the same time to celebrate him.

His children were said to have put the effort in making the heartwarming party a reality.

Source: Legit.ng

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