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Peter Okoye mourns…wife and kids inconsolable as Father-in-law dies

39 year old Singer and multi brand ambassador, Peter Okoye has lost his father-in-law chief Oladipo Omotayo.

Mourning him on Instagram, Peter Okoye shared pictures of Mr Omotayo and penned how blessed it was to have him as a father-in-law.

“My dear great Father-in-law. Chief Oladipo Adewale Omotayo aka “Papa” We will surely miss you!…Your beloved Daughter @lolaomotayo_okoye and your grand children @cameronokoye10 & Aliona Okoye misses you desperately🙏🏽😭
we know we have been truly blessed to have had a husband, father and grandfather and most especially a Father-in-law like you. Till we meet again Papa.😭🙏🏽🕯🕯🕯🕯 Adieu Papa.”

His wife Lola Omotayo also shared a picture of her dad on Instagram.

She said, “In the early hours of this morning, I received some very sad news that brought my family’s world to a grinding halt.

My darling Papa’s passing has hit us all very hard, and while we know that he is in a better place, the truth is that, there is no easy way to handle the grief that comes with the loss of a loved one.

However, what we can do, is be comforted in the memories he has blessed us with, keeping our hearts set on the wonderful person that Papa was; the wonderful, kind and generous person he will always be to us and to the many lives he touched with his time here on earth.

My family and I would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of love that you have shown us in this difficult time.

Your support and kindness has warmed my heart to the core, and I cannot express with words how much it means to my family and myself. Thank you.

We love you Papa.It hurts badly. And while we will miss you desperately, we know we have been truly blessed to have had a husband, father, brother, uncle and grandfather like you. Till we meet again to part no more. I LOVE YOU SO MUCH” 

Lola had on December 13 shared a throwback picture of herself with mum and dad.

Lola Omotayo Okoye, Aliona and Cameron

She said it was a time when life was easy and less complicated.

Peter’s father Moses Okoye has also passed on to glory.

He died in November 2014.

Peter and Lola got married in November 2013.

They have two children together.

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