People must die for Nigeria to succeed – Ibidunni’s widower, Ighodalo

419, Pastor Ituah Ighodalo

Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, widower of late beauty queen, Ibidunni (nee Ajayi), said the condition to be met for Nigeria to turn the corner is that citizens must sacrifice their lives for the country.

READ ALSO: Oshiomhole accused of assassination plots

Ighodalo opined this in an interview with

“Sometimes, you need to sacrifice, in terms of death, for things to come alive. Martin Luther King became popular not while he was alive but after death. John F. Kennedy was the same.

“That’s why I tell people that Nigeria is worth dying for and unless somebody dies for this country, we may continue to struggle. People should be ready to play their parts and some of us, including myself, should be ready to die for Nigeria so that this country can truly rise up again,” he told the paper.

Late Ibidunni, a former beauty queen reputed for her philanthropic gestures in the area of helping childless couples to procure In vitro fertilization (IVF) and become parents, died days to her 40th birthday.

She equally had difficulty with childbearing and turned to adoption.

Sign up for our daily newsletter

Get the latest news delivered straight to your inbox every day. Stay informed with the Orijo Reporter's leading coverage of Nigerian and world news.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here