Nollywood actor, Jide Kosoko is marking the 30years remembrance of his late wife, Alhaja Sherifat Abimbola Kosoko nee Lawal.
Taking to his Instagram page, the veteran described his late wife as his first love and mother of his older children.
He noted how death is usually like a rumor to people until it hits someone close to them.
According to the veteran, when he lost his wife in 1993, it wasn’t an unpleasant experience for him because she served as his source of joy and happiness and that of their children.
Jide stated that she played a central and vital role in the balance of their home, even though he got along a few years after her demise. Yet, certain events and circumstances always trigger her loving memories, but he is assured that she stands with him in spirit.
“Today marks the 30-year remembrance of my darling wife, my very first love, and mother of my older children Late Alhaja Sherifat Abimbola Kosoko nee Lawal.
Death! Is usually like a rumor to us until it comes to someone very dear and precious to one! When I lost you in 1993 to the cold hands of death. It was not a pleasant experience for me because you serve as my source of joy and happiness and that of your children too. You played a central and vital role in the balance of the home Even thou I got along a few years after your demise, certain events & circumstances always trigger your loving memories. I know you stand with me in spirit hence I believe in the Yoruba adage which says ‘Oku olomo ki sun’. Continue to Rest in peace my darling”.
Jide Kosoko loses wife, Henrietta
Recall that Jide Kosoko also lost another of his wife, Henrietta, who died from complications that arose from diabetes.
The actress and wife of Jide Kosoko passed away on June 6th, 2012, after she slumped and was rushed to the hospital.
Before her death, she was involved in an accident along the Sagamu-Abeokuta road that almost her life. Henrietta Kosoko was aged 53 when she died.
Speaking on her death, Jide set the record straight that his late wife died from complications that arose from diabetes
He noted how his friends, family, and colleagues stood by him and he appreciated them.
Jide revealed that though his wife had her flaws, he missed her because she was his companion and they were both in the same profession and to add to it, she was a fantastic cook.
The veteran added that he still dreams about her but it’s mostly based on his imagination.
Marking her 6th remembrance last year, he stated that he would celebrate her always because her vacuum remains uncovered.
Telling her to keep resting, he said a word of prayer for her and gave glory to God.