- More than three decades after leaving the mother of his child and son, a Nigerian man has sought a reunion
- On why he abandoned them over 33 years ago, the man blamed it on youthful negligence and carelessness
- The sorry man sought forgiveness for his actions of yesteryears and provided his contact should anyone know about their whereabouts
A Nigerian man, Henry Johnson, has launched an online search for his son and erstwhile lover whom he abandoned more than 33 years ago.
Henry left his family around 1989 to 1991
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Henry said due to carelessness and youthful negligence, he abandoned Doo and his son around 1989 to 1991.
"But now I'm very sorry. My knees are on the ground. I'm begging. I want a reunion with my son. 08063372147, you can if anybody has any useful information about them.
"May the almighty God guard and direct this apology in Jesus' name, amen," the concluding parts of his cry for help read.
Netizens criticise Henry
Ijeoma Cynthia Walter said:
"What kind of apology is this? You just realized now u have a child. Over 33/34 yes of age. Oga u are very wicked. Pls go and find yourself peace somewhere."
Ofokaja Chizoba said:
"This man must have heard that the boy is now grown and doing well. May God forgive all the irresponsible men who believe that when a child grows he or she will look for the father."
MyKe JNr said:
"So u abandoned them and now u're begging,Oga u're not serious, well I can't judge u, the mistake most people make, if u don't want anything to do with ur partner don't stay away from ur child life pls."
Afi Niky said:
"I guess this one don marry another woman wey no give an male child and he's desperate for a male child from his blood, men will always be men . Nawa o since 80's fa and na now you need them. Hmmm."
Daerefa-a George said:
"That is it na, u were careless when u were supposed to be responsible for ur child's upkeep, now dat ur a liability, is wen u remembered a child u abandoned for his mother, wat do men really take women for? FOOLS right? Tah oga goan rest, d boy is doing just fine without u."
Man who abandoned family returns years later
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a man returned to his family years after abandoning them.
The man had said he left his wife and children because his family did not like the woman.
He confessed that he was in love with his wife, who he said had no fault, but that his family was attacking her and even arranged for him to marry another woman.
He eventually followed another woman but ended up not getting married to her.