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I should have treated my dad better – Omoni Oboli reveals biggest regret

Omoni Oboli

Nollywood actress, Omoni Oboli, has triggered the emotions of thousands of her fans with her message to them. The script writer expressed her regrets over her treatment of her late father.

The filmmaker wished she could turn back the hands of time and treat her late father better.

Omoni Oboli revealed that on her walk this morning, she broke down in tears because she misses her dad.

The ‘Wives on Strike’ cast blamed herself for not checking up on him daily before his demise.

Using herself as an example, Omoni Oboli advised her millions of fans to always check up on their parents daily.

“On my walk this morning, I started crying because I miss my dad. I thought to myself, I could have called him everyday and told him I loved him everyday. Show your parents all the love you can everyday cos one day, you would wish you could give it all up for just one more day!

I wish…just one more day! Give them all the love you can while you still have them”.

Her touching post aroused the emotions of her fans as they took to her comment section to mourn their dead parents.

iluoberamatu: I just called my mum after reading your post, reassuring her of my love and gratitude

omonioladasmola_1: I miss my dad everyday

ruthantonia_: Same way I miss my mom everyday I ensure I speak to my brothers daily, they’re all I’ve got

faithihuefo: I miss you dad but as for my mom I call her everyday, she’s all I got

kyautagiwa: We still love them even in death

helenj2014: So true I can relate. Miss my mom so much. Wish I could have been a better daughter

bolarinwa21235: Deep sale when I lost my mom. Forever in our heart.

In similar news, the sister of fast-rising Nigerian international star Oyinkansanla Sarah Aderibigbe, professionally addressed as Ayra Star, had roused the internet with an emotional story of how her family coped after their father’s death.

She shared a video on Instagram of beautiful moments between herself, Ayra Starr and their other siblings. She noted how they managed with life since they lost their day a few years ago.

She wrote: Rest on my love. You mean so much to me”.

Emotional reactions had trailed the video as many showered love and well wishes on Ayra Starr and her siblings.

Kemi Filani news recalls Omoni Oboli lost her father in May, 2017.

He was involved in a ghastly motor accident which claimed his life.

The mum of three buried him in style in June in Mosogar, Delta State.

Omoni Oboli alongside her siblings on Friday 2nd June,
2017 buried their father in his country home in their hometown Mosogar,
Delta State. The reception took place at Mosogar Civic centre.

Until his death, Chief Matthew Eriyovwe Ukey worked as a Commissioner at the Delta State Civil Service Commission.

Some of her colleagues, including Chioma Akpotha, Ufuoma McDermott, and Kene Mkparu of FilmHouse were at the ceremony.

Omoni Oboli


  1. Chidi Azuike

    August 24, 2022 at 5:23 pm

    Omoni Oboli,my sister,your belated reaction on your late father a lesson to;how ever, may God console you.

  2. Felix Sha'adu

    August 24, 2022 at 5:38 pm

    It is instructive to try and bond with parents. Because when they change address, we may regret not doing so. This is a clarion call to all. Felix Sha’adu

  3. chika ekeh

    August 24, 2022 at 8:10 pm

    Is good to be taking care of our parents wen dey are alive may his soul rest in perfect peace

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