After 29 Years of Fruitless Search, Nigerian Lastborn Finally Finds His Family, Gets Bad News about His Father

After 29 Years of Fruitless Search, Nigerian Lastborn Finally Finds His Family, Gets Bad News about His Father

  • A search that spanned over two decades finally came to an abrupt end as a lastborn finally made contact with his family members
  • The man, in his late 20s, has been looking for his loved ones fruitlessly since their separation when he was barely five months old
  • He shared with Legit.ng exclusively an update on his family and the sad news he got about his biological father

Adewole Idowu Oluwatobi, the 29-year-old Nigerian man who has been looking for his immediate family for more than two decades, has finally established contact with them.

The lastborn confirmed to Legit.ng about the exciting development but also shared a piece of sad news about his father.

Adeowle Idowu Oluwatobi, Nigerian man, 29 years
Photos of Idowu's parents before their separation. Photo Credit: Adeowle Idowu Oluwatobi
Source: UGC

According to Idowu, he found out that his father, Adefalu Adewole, had passed away. In his words:

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"I want to use this opportunity to appreciate Legit.ng. I want to appreciate everybody for their calls/texts and for sharing my write-up. My family has been found although my dad is late.
"Everyone, within and outside Nigeria played a vital role in reuniting me with my siblings..."

He added that they would be having a physical meet-up, for the first time in 29 years, in Lagos soon.

Recall that Idowu shared with Legit.ng how he was separated from his family when he was barely five months old.

Nigerian man, 28, begins search for dad

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian man named Uche had begun a search for his dad.

Uche's search for his dad has seen him launch an appeal on Twitter and other social media platforms with no success so far.

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The graduate of business administration from Auchi Polytechnic, Benin lost his mother named Tina Uwaifo to cancer in 2017 and shared with Legit.ng what she told him while she was alive.

Uche who is an only child stated that his mum lived and worked in Benin as a trader until her passing. When asked why he is relaunching the search for his dad years later, the self-employed man replied:

"It's been a year I decided to start searching for him only because I have a son now and I just want to try and find him because I don’t want to deny my kid the opportunity of knowing his true origin."

Man who relocated to another city returns to see mum in cute video

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh has reported in a separate story a Nigerian woman could not contain her joy after reuniting with her son five years after he left for another city.

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In a video shared via the popular app TikTok, the young boy walked up to the woman and touched her on the face.

Social media users have reacted massively to the video, with many gushing over the beautiful reunion of the duo.

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Source: Legit.ng

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