- A daughter, Akinnawonu Ilesanmi Oluwademilade, remembered her dad on his posthumous 79th birthday with a photo that stirred reactions
- The shared photo showed the man's grave with a Manchester United football club's logo printed beside his picture
- Oluwademilade relived how she used to watch the game with him as they argued as lovers of the sport
A Nigerian lady identified as Akinnawonu Ilesanmi Oluwademilade has celebrated her dad's posthumous birthday in a very special way. In an emotional post on Twitter, the lady said she missed watching football matches with her dad at viewing centres.
Oluwademilade 'asked' her dad if he loved how Manchester United performed on Monday, January 4, telling him that the club has been doing great lately.
The lady went ahead to say that it would have been her dad's 79th birthday. The daughter thanked her father for making her fall in love with the game.
See her post below:
Oluwademilade's tweet went viral with thousands of engagements on Twitter. Below are some of the reactions:
"My God put him in a better place and erase his sins."
"He died supporting the best club in the world."
"I know by now he will be dining with the United legends in Heaven. May his soul rest in perfect peace."
"For a proud supporter of Manchester United, cry no more, he's already in Heaven."
"There are no more tears. He fought a good fight. Wanted to go with his wife, and he did."
In more uplifting news about a dad and his daughter, Briefly.co.za reported that a local dad recently shared a heartfelt post about getting to live with his daughter. According to the Twitter post that was made by Mr_Ndash, he had just picked his child up for her first day living with him.
"New beginnings. Just picked my daughter today for our official moving in and living together, just the two of us. #daddydaughter Definitely scary but exciting times. I’m grateful to her mother for trusting me and giving me this opportunity to live and raise 24/7, my child," he warmly captioned the Twitter post.
South Africans were truly touched by the Twitter post. Many of them took to the comment section to share their thoughts about the loving dad and his adorable little daughter.
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