Gorgeous Nigerian fashion stylist and entrepreneur, Toyin Lawani is in sober mood today as she remembers her late mum who passed on about 10 years ago.
The sultry socialite took to her Instagram handle to share emotional reflections of her late mum and how beautiful life would have been with her around. She also encourages parents to empower their children/wards so as to prepare them for the unknown phase. She wrote:
I woke up today feeling Funny, slow ,sad and confused ,then I realized why, today is my moms Birthday and next week will be her 10years Remembrance, ☹️My Mom’s Birthdays are always a turnup, cause she likes peperempe alot 🤣 I miss this strong woman so much ,princess Atinuke
Babalola, I don’t really talk much about my background but upon how I was born with a silver spoon ,she never spoilt us one bit, your parents Are rich doesn’t mean you will be rich , if you don’t focus u will be left behind🔥I worked my Ass off till this stage , so when people think I got it easy I laugh 🤭at a point I felt she was too hard on us , cause she was extremely strict,
try her Na slap 🤣I shadowed her in everything she did ,from the skin products to various business , she was a business Guru like my Grandma The Adele Oba of ikoyi omole ekiti, Chief Justice E A Babalola, whom I Did my primary school with in Ibadan, she had chains of Businesses etc ,learnt so much from her growing up with this moguls was life changing for me, which is why I say parents should empower their kids young🔥🔥from the farms to the restaurants, supermarket,
Depo , pharmacies, Biz center , Pure water factory , car lot , Real estate Etc ,name the business my mom and grandma wasn’t doing, see let me tell u this , we own Babalola estate in orita,Ibadan ,most people don’t even know my pedigree,my maternal Grandad was the 1st minister of works in the western Region ,Elijah Babalola, My other grand dad was One of the 1st commissioner for police in Lagos -Yisa lawani and I was Born into a Royal home, with all this status it didn’t get into my head ,
We were going back and forth from ekiti to Ibadan to Lagos, my mom had Over 20 helps in her house but she still made us work like slaves daily , creating routines for us, mine was to go to the market cook and mix Her natural skin products for her etc , Today I’m grateful for how hard she was on me , it made me so independent till date, which is why I don’t rely on anyone to do anything for me. Rest In Peace mom ,you Are the Real Queen of hustle