Takes case to Nasarawa State Gov Sule
BY AHMED TUKUR, LAFIA – A 28 years old lady, Miss Helen Musa, has appealed to Nigerians to assist her locate her father, Mr Usman Musa, who left home after her birth.
Helen, a graduate of the College of Education, Akwanga, Nasarawa State, said her father left home when she was still a baby and has since not returned owing to alleged rejection by his father, Musa Ewuga following a family disagreement.
Helen also said that her mother tried to convince her grandfather to allow her father to be with her mum but she did not succeed, adding that the development infuriated her father and made him to leave his father and never returned.
The abandoned lady said; “I am pleading with Nigerians especially Governor Abdulahi Sule to please help me find my father as life is becoming unbearable, even if it is his relations please”.
Helen, who is now staying with her Aunt, Mrs Hassana Yakubu in Akwanga, who she said sponsored her education since her mother remarried another man, said that life is becoming unbearable for her especially that her grandfather does not want to set eyes on her.
Sobbing uncontrollably, Helen said; “even if it is my father’s grave, I will like to see it”.
She said that she managed to get her father’s picture after five years of intense search, adding that the only person that claim to know her father’s whereabout, told her that he is somewhere in the border between Daura in Katsina state and Niger Republic.
According to Helen; “The man however said that he cannot afford to go there because he is not financially buoyant. He also told me that the last time he saw my father was 15 years ago when he proposed to marry his daughter but later left to Tsasinbura in Daura area of Katsina state”.
She continued; “My mother told me that my father had an issue at the Bible School in Ayu village, Kaduna State and was dismissed after which he settled in Gidan Mai Akuya in Lafia but left after the Fulani and farmers crisis.
“I have never seen my father. When I grew up I asked of my father but I was told that they don’t know his where about. I was told that when they give birth to me, he usually comes around but my grandfather was hostile to him, so he left and never returned.
“I disturbed my mum, who told me that my father schooled in Ayu Bible College, Kaduna State and after his baptism he had an issue with her father (my mother) and he was dismissed because my mum’s father is teaching in the Bible School.
“I have become a subject of humiliation among my friends that I don’t have a father, my friends mock me while my grandfather Musa Ewuga has refused to see me as his granddaughter”.