Aisha Falode Buries her Only Son, Toba, Killed in Dubai.[PHOTO]

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Aisha Falode Buries her Only Son, Toba, Killed in Dubai. Read her Touching Tribute to Him

Oloruntoba Oluwadamilola, the 19-year old son of ace broadcaster, Aisha Falode, who died on Saturday, 15 February 2014, was buried amidst tears two days ago, Monday, March 3 in Lagos.

The funeral service held at Trinity House, Victoria Island, while the internment took place at Ikoyi Vaults and Gardens in Lagos.

You recall the press had initially said Toba died in a car accident only for family sources to later reveal that Toba had actually been pushed off a 17 storey building by an Arab guy.

For his burial, to celebrate the life he lived, his grieving mum wrote this emotional tribute to him titled: You Are Me, I Am You. Please read below:I held you in my arms and my heart burst into a million pieces of joy.

It was an indescribable moment. You were adorable as I touched every bit of you. Giddy with joy, I counted your toes, your fingers, tiny and wriggly; a tough bundle of joy.

Your innocent gaze upon my face, those two adorable eyes, wide and searching as only a child’s would.

All the gems in Arabia would fade into insignificance at the emergence of your presence.

My son had come into the world, whole and complete you were.

I had looked forward to having my own son.

I carried you with pride and honour in my womb for 9 good months. Knowing that you will eventually be born made the discomforts of 9months seem like chewing a candy bar.

Here at last you were.

As you grew up into a most interesting young star, you were my joy.

In all of my trying moments, knowing that you trusted me and believed in me spurred me through even the roughest terrain.

Your childhood was joyful.

Your sister and you were my life. You still are my life. Nothing can erase your memory, not a thousand winds or a million rainfalls can replace those memories, not even a fearsome volcano can wipe you from me.

You are me, I am you.

I am devastated, I am pained, I am inconsolable, I am a mother shattered.

Who can console me but God? He knows best and did they not say those HE loves HE calls home early?

My son, the curtain fell too early for you, for us.

I am in the audience; I cannot jump on the stage where you are.

Even if I could, the curtain is drawn already. I cannot reach you.

I am tempted to say, why me, but why not me? God loves us.

HE took you my bundle of joy, even now I lean on HIM.

I can see you, stretching out those strong arms, I see you trying to console me, I see you

saying: “Mum, it was meant to be, it is not your fault”, I see you.

I see you everywhere.

Together, we walked for 19yrs, you brought me joy. You excelled in your academics, you made me a proud mother as you grew into a handsome, responsible, caring, humane, disciplined man.

I will forever remember you my son. Those fun times, the times you held me when I was down, like the man of the house, which you became so early in life…

I am consoled because I know for sure that you are in the bosom of the LORD.

I know for sure that we will meet again.You have not died, you are only asleep.

This thought will keep me going until I behold your delightful presence again.

I know you are here for I am you and you are me.

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yettyness at 6-03-2014 12:13AM (5 years ago)
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I am in tears... so sad... "You are me, I am you." OOH.... " What happened to the basta*d that pushed him and why?
sheyishayo at 6-03-2014 12:16AM (5 years ago)
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afolabiitubaba at 6-03-2014 12:26AM (5 years ago)
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 Cry Wao!Toba may ur Soul RIP,I miss u
Joacy at 6-03-2014 08:05AM (5 years ago)
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So sad
IDOKOO at 6-03-2014 08:06AM (5 years ago)
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What are about the murderer ?
Charivan at 6-03-2014 08:09AM (5 years ago)
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Chayi what a touchin tribute, oh woman take heart pls. Only God knows d best, whosever involve in killing this boi will surely go unpunished, God is watching Cry
osamabinladin at 6-03-2014 08:12AM (5 years ago)
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 Sad Sad Sad Angry Angry Angry
paulohking at 6-03-2014 08:26AM (5 years ago)
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I hate the Arabs at times Angry
iamDonc at 6-03-2014 08:32AM (5 years ago)
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Take heart mama
abk01 at 6-03-2014 08:33AM (5 years ago)
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EYYA   I  FEEL  SORRY,,,,,,,,,,  TOO  SAD


dareper at 6-03-2014 08:36AM (5 years ago)
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Touching indeed, RIP bro. Please can someone put a bullet in the head of the bastard who kill this fine boi. Please.
dickman2 at 6-03-2014 08:38AM (5 years ago)
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arab ..I hate them ..
winace at 6-03-2014 08:40AM (5 years ago)
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Waoh I can't control my tears. Its so sad. We were all created by GOD , d blacks , white , arab, muslims, Christian and other religion. Why can't we tolerate each other. Toba rest in peace. And may GOD forgive dat arab man. Amen
proly at 6-03-2014 09:54AM (5 years ago)
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eyaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah rip
okilo101 at 6-03-2014 10:00AM (5 years ago)
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RIP son !
beneno at 6-03-2014 10:04AM (5 years ago)
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samwest at 6-03-2014 10:14AM (5 years ago)
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good one
Mobbysmartins at 6-03-2014 10:25AM (5 years ago)
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The filthy Arabs,sometimes I wish I am just free to take laws into my hands.RIP
lychi_kia2 at 6-03-2014 10:30AM (5 years ago)
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I'm in tears. I'm as well heartbroken and devastated bt we still hv to gv thanks to God in all tngs. RIP. Toba
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