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‘It’s never fair to lay your burden on your children’ – Betty Irabor gushes about her daughter, Sonia’s passion

Sonia, daughter of Publisher of Genevieve Magazine, Betty Irabor has now received an encouraging and inspiring piece from her mum.
 Betty Irabor in the not-to-lengthy piece on her social media page, gushed about her daughter’s strength and passion. She further commended her efforts in managing the magazine and her indefatigableness.
“So proud of this girl here @sonia_irabor ! Every day as she holds it down @genevievemagazine I  marvel at her strength and passion. I had thought that when I got tired of running Genevieve (and I really was tired) I would just write my last Morning Dew and quit but then she came on board.. just at the right time. I have said to her many times, “don’t let Genevieve hold you from your own dream and purpose, don’t put your acting career and all your beautiful dreams on hold for this, I won’t forgive myself.. feel free to move on when you’re ready”. It’s never fair to lay your burden on your children. But she assures me she is happy doing this along her own passion. I remember how many times she stopped me from throwing in the towel when Genevieve debuted and the reviews were damn surgical!  Sometimes I see her frustration at work, publishing is manic! But she survives every issue .. phew !!
@mmwithnimi I hope my entry isn’t too late?

Here’s to mothers and their daughters! Here’s to love and more love.


Iyanu Sunkanmi

Iyanuoluwa Sunkanmi is an engineering graduate from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria. Iyanuoluwa Sunkanmi is a writer on Kemi Filani News. Writing is something I enjoy doing alongside my Engineering tasks for the day!. You can reach Iyanu Oluwasunkanmi - Tel:+2347061000090 Address: 68 Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

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