Nigerian film actress, director and producer, Alice Iyabo Ojo has penned down tributes to her mother.
The Nollywood actress took to her Instagram page to express her grief on Monday, penning down a sweet message to her late mother.
She wrote, “O my sweet mother even in your death you made me laugh so hard this morning. I just found out from her siblings that she was 69 years old and not 67, as she always claimed. She didn’t want us to know she was older than my late dad who would have been 68!”
I another post, the actress wrote, “Can’t wrap my head around the fact that she is gone
My mother, my jewel, my guardian, my pearl…this is how you said goodbye?…we were joking about this days ago..I told you how much I want you to live long and watch the children become grown men and women but you said no..your joy was that I am happy..that your spirit would protect and be with us. Little did I know you were set to leave.
“With total submission to the will of God, I announce the death of my mother Mrs. Victoria Olubunmi Fetuga who passed away in her sleep the early hours of today Saturday 21st November at the age of 69yrs..mama, you might be gone but we, your children and grandkids would make sure your memories remain and linger on..like you promised, your spirit remains with us…iyabo ojo your love,” she wrote.