Adom TV's Nsoromma contestant Nhyiraba Gideon recounts how his father abandoned him after his birth

Adom TV's Nsoromma contestant Nhyiraba Gideon recounts how his father abandoned him after his birth

A first runner-up of the talent show, Nsoromma, on Adom TV, Nhyiraba Gideon, has revealed that his father ran away on him and his mum right after his birth a little over a decade ago.

Nhyiraba Gideon, the young boy who came second in the first edition of Adom TV’s talent show, Nsromma, has said that his father abandoned him and his mother after his birth.

In a report YEN.com.gh picked up via Oneminutegh.com, the 12-year-old explained that it has actually not been easy since he has had only his mother as a caretaker.

“This song talks a lot about me and I think it will also talk a lot about you too. I’m not from a very good background but still, the Lord has brought us far.

Daddy run away after giving birth to me, I was left with mummy who is a trader," Gideon said.

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Despite the familial misfortune, Gideon is looking to the future, thankful for his mother and the opportunity he has had.

"I don't come from a good background but the Lord has brought us this far", Gideon added.

The budding singer who got featured on gospel songstress Celestine Donkor’s latest single ‘Agbebolo’ meaning ‘bread of life’ told Joy News’ MzGee the lyrics of the song tell how Jesus Christ sustained him as a child from a poor background with no fatherly love or protection.

Nsoromma, meaning star, is a show that seeks to identify young people with talents that would prove instrumental to Christian values and propagation.

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Meanwhile, a 70-year-old grandmother, Mary Marku, is shut-in with the burden of taking care of her three grandchildren after the boys lost their parents in a car accident six years ago on the Suhum-Nkawkaw road.

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The boys, 15 years, 13 years and 6 years, have had to sacrifice their childhood in a fight to survive. Marku explained that sometimes, the kids have to fall on water since there is no food.

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