The estranged wife of Ooni of Ife Olori Naomi Silekunola has admonished women as she pens down a heartwarming tribute to late singer Osinachi Nwachukwu.
In the post shared on her Instagram page, Olori Naomi said women should understand that they have the right to say no, get tired of an abusive marriage, cry for help and learn to say no even if the world can’t reason with them.
Olori Naomi also said women should avoid seeking public validation and learn to accept that a marriage will not work if it won’t work.
She wrote: Woman, thou art loosed! (Luke 13:12)
You have a right to say no.
It is your right to be tired.
You can put your hands in the air,
Cry for help if you have to;
Say no even if the world can’t reason with you.
Because, in the grave they still will not.
Don’t wait until death comes,
In anticipation of a pity party.
Death is the end of hope.
Are you hoping he would come to love you and respect you,
stop mentally, emotionally and physically abusing you?
If you die, that’s where hope ends.
Call for help, nobody is a saint .
We are all work in progress.
Are you a perfectionist and you want the world to keep seeing the perfect side of you?
Stop playing God.
Let God be God and man be man.
Accept that it can’t work, if it won’t work .
We always know it when it can’t.
Finally, quit seeking validation.
May the soul of the departed rest in peace
Her song ministered to me alot of times and even now i say Ekueme!!!!!!!
Rest my lady rest!
Kemi Filani recalls that Osinachi, a leading chorister with Dunamis Church, died on Friday after being badly injured by her husband.
Reacting, Deborah, described the death of Osinachi as a painful exit and also disclosed how the church was unaware of the late singer’s abuse, the steps the church is now taking to care for the kids she left behind and other women in abusive marriages.
The press statement reads in part:
“She inspired me to chase after God …i truly wish I had known her better, I wish i could have done more for her, I wish I had been aware of all the pain she experienced. There is so much to be said yet so much discretion is needed.
I am however not one who knows how to stay mute on issues that potentially affect me and those around me. …that being said in order not to be misconstrued, I will keep my opinions brief, the deceased was very isolated from loved ones, much of what happened oculd have been avoided if she hadn’t been marooned from the ones who cared for her most. ..she not only died due to the compendum of physical hurt and pain but also of a broken heart.
It will be ensured the offending party doesn’t go scot free and punished to the fullest extent of the law. There will be many measures taken to also protect the children and her family as well.
Please don’t be a by stander, actively defend the helpless. Toxic relationships are difficult to come out of one’s own. Our legal system may have failed us but we have our own support….please seek out help if you need to. Don’t let the enemy win. Please speak up. Anyone currently in need of support, please do not be afraid to reach out , here are some numbers you can contact. Dunamis helpline 08033144509