“Marry so I can have a father” — Bimpe Akintunde recounts daughter’s request that made her cry

Nollywood actress, Bimpe Akintunde marks the birthday of her daughter as she recounts how her request for a father figure brought tears to her eyes.

In a lengthy post on her Instagram page, Bimpe recounted the instances when her daughter persistently urged her to get married and confided in Bimpe’s sister about her longing for a father’s presence.

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Nollywood actress, Bimpe Akintunde. Credit: iambimpeakintunde / Instagram.

Bimpe Akintunde disclosed that she was deeply saddened by her daughter’s words and would often cry, express her frustrations, and lament over her unsuccessful attempts.

The Yoruba actress mentioned that her daughter consistently pleaded for younger siblings, to which she would advise her daughter to pray to God.

Now, in the present, her daughter has found a father figure in Bimpe’s husband with whom she engaged some weeks ago.

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Bimpe Akintunde’s daughter and her new husband. Credit: iambimpeakintunde / Instagram.

Birthday note from Bimpe Akintunde to daughter

“Dear Daughter, I want to Specially congratulate as Almighty choose to Answer your quest and prayers…..Do you know that @iamprincessamida knew I do not have A Husband? precisely When she was 5years old, she said n I quote ‘Only you will be sleeping on this bed Everyday!!!! You don’t have husband!!! Go and Marry o’ on this day, I cried!!!!

“Same Time she told my Sister in Love ‘Assuming I have a Father now!!!’ I was devastated!! I cried, complained and lamented that after all I am trying my best for her, as she continue to grow she keeps asking for Siblings, every time she complains that is bored and need younger ones to play with , I told her to pray to God to send me A Good Husband. 

“It was really hard on me!!! But I kept going, working, praying and Hoping God to send us a good man!!!!!!!!! And the Lord Answered our prayer and sent us A Real Life King HRM OBA YOUSUPH OLAWALE AKANNI GANIYU (OBA MINNESOTA USA).

“Their bond is Admirable, @iamprincessamida is just like me , she get use to ppl easily but I Respect her Spirit because ones you Hurt me , Sweetie will not even Remember you nor ask after you.

“As much as I am Happy am sure My Daughter is More Happier with this Special Gift from Almighty Allah 
Dear Daughter @iamprincessamida Congratulations as The Lord Bless you with A Great man As A Father and Guardian 🙏
And I want to say A very Big Thank you to My Darling Husbbby for Taking Sweetie as his own Daughter and showing her Fatherly Love 🙏🤍 May Almighty Allah make this journey Easy for us all 🙏🙏🙏🤍🤍🤍🤍🤍
Happy 1st Sunday of the Month fam 🤍”

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