Nigerian dies of heart attack in bus days after relocating to US with pregnant wife, 2 children

1726, Tunde Adepegba

A Nigerian, Tunde Adepegba, who believed the grass is greener on the other side, and relocated to United States with his pregnant wife, and their two children sometime in April has died while commuting in a bus to his workplace.


Adepegba’s death, which occurred on April 28 in a metro bus, has left his wife, Yemisi, who is seven-month pregnant, and their two daughters, aged two and eight devastated and in dire need of help.

The deceased’s friends and family have turned to the public for help by setting up a GoFundMe page to help raise fund for his burial and to support his bereaved family.

In a statement on the GoFundMe Page, it was said that money is need to give Late Adepegba, who was a computer systems analyst a modest burial and also support his family.

The statement reads, “Tunde Adepegba…….his life was (sigh) like the one who came, saw but never conquered. Our dear friend and brother was a jolly good fellow, a family man with a pretty heart.

“Tunde,like many people desired a good life, not only for himself but for everyone who met him. A family man who struggled and hustled till he breathed his last…..

“Like many young people his age, he recently relocated to the United States with his family (his wife and two kids….and a baby on the way, due in July)How cruel can life be? We knew it wouldn’t be easy settling but Tunde for who he was believed he would fight all the odds so his young kids can have a better life.

“Unfortunately, the struggle was overwhelming for our dear friend, all his expectations were cut short…..he lived miles away from the family he was fighting tooth and nail to give a better life.

“On Wednesday April 28,2017 as he took as bus to resume at a job he recently took, he breathed his last without anyone noticing until the bus got to the last stop. The bus driver made to wake him up thinking he slept off as it was an early morning shuttle, our dear friend had gone cold leaving behind a pregnant wife and two toddlers……

“To say this is devastating for everyone is an understatement……his most priced possessions are homeless as we speak, his lifeless body lays in the mogue and the future is nothing but bleak(???)

“We need help. To give Tunde a modest burial and to settle his family so the kids can at least live fairly comfortably, a luxury that has eluded them in the past few weeks. They currently live in Baltimore, Maryland with a good Samaritan who took them in after Tunde passed away but this isn’t a definite arrangement….whatever you can give, kindly give. You will never know lack too. Thanks.”

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