“My father was a disciplinarian, he was assassinated in our presence” – Teni

"My father was a disciplinarian, he was assassinated in our presence" - Teni

Nigerian HipHop songstress,  Teniola Apata better known as Teni Makanaki has shared a heartbreaking story about her father’s death.

In a podcast interview “Tea with Tay” hosted by media personality,  Temisan Emmanuel spellet as Taymesa, Teniola recalled how her beloved father, Rt. Brigadier General Simeon Olaosebikan Apata was murdered in their presence. However at the time, the singer was just 2-year-old.

She talked about her father’s fame and what contributed to it.

The “Billionaire” crooners father was an Ex-Army Brigadier-General in Nigeria. Sadly, he was killed in 1995. While Teni was still a toddler, her mother, Mrs  Margaret Apata and siblings witnessed with full understanding what transpired.


“My father was well-known.”

Taymesan: “What was he famous for?”

Teni said:

“My father was a disciplinarian, a soldier, and a philanthropist. He sent many people to school, provided homes, and changed numerous lives.”

“Growing up, the trauma of losing my father at such a young age, witnessing his assassination along with my family, and all those experiences…”

Taymesan: “Can we discuss that?”

Teni: “Sure.”

Taymesan: “How old were you when this happened?”

Teni: “I was only 2 years old.”

See the video below

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