|Her four kids at her ongoing wake keep service|
Grief and agony have overtaken the Kosoko family as wife of legendary actor Jide Kosoko, Henrietta Kosoko breathed her last on Monday, June 6, 2016.
The Delta state-born actress passed on in the early hours of Monday
at R-Jolad Hospital, Bariga, Lagos after a long battle with diabetes.
Her last moments
Contrary to reports that she slumped before she was rushed to the
hospital, her younger brother, Krisvosa, who was her manager,
Krisvosa said Henrietta fell seriously ill two weeks ago and was
taken to R-Jolad Hospital, Bariga, and had returned home before the
According to him, ‘It all started two weeks ago. Apparently, she
was diabetic and was managing the ailment. She fell seriously ill two
weeks ago and we took her to the hospital and where she was admitted for
few days. She came back home doing very fine. She showed great sign of
recovery and everybody was happy that the storm was over.
‘Few days after, the sickness relapsed and we took her back to
the hospital. She was admitted for the second time and died two days
after. She died around 9 am on Monday morning.’
Between Henrietta and Jide Kosoko
Until her demise, she was married to the legendary Lagos-born actor.
They lived together for several years at Jide Kosoko’s former house at
Ajasa Command, by Ekoro Road, Abule-Egba, Lagos.
The Kosokos lived together in the Abuke Egba area of Lagos
Though, it was once reported that she had parted ways with her
husband, following her decision to move out of her matrimonial home four
years ago, Henrietta denied the rumour. Up until her death, she lived
at No. 4 Olarenwaju Street, by Chemist Bus Stop, Akoka Road, Lagos, with
She is survived by four children
A mother of four, Henrietta Kosoko had a set of twins from her
previous marriage to one Mr. Olowu. She also gave birth to a boy (Oluwamuyiwa) and a girl (Temilade) with Jide Kosoko.
Temilade KosokoHer twin boys- Taiwo(aka LT) and Kehinde Olowu
One of her twin boys, Taiwo Olowu aka LT is a rising
pop act, who has several songs to his credit. Henrietta practically
played the role of his manager and was always attending shows with him
until her demise.
Here is Taiwo’s speech at her ongoing wake keep
I would have loved to die before my late wife – Jide Kosoko gives his speech at Henrietta’s ongoing Wake keep
The wake keep service of late actress, Henrietta Kosoko is presently
happening at LTV 8, Agidingbi, Ikeja , Lagos..the burial will take place
Actor Jide Kosoko is presently giving his speech:
"You can how I feel, I don’t need to tell you before you know it’s
painful. It’s painful losing her at this moment because we have a long
term plan for each other. She was my very good wife and mother of my children. I will surely miss her. Her death was shocking and...