At 64, My Father Jide Kosoko Doesn’t Want Grey Hairs—Bidemi Kosoko

On January 12, veteran actor, Jide Kosoko clocked 64 years and the social media especially Instagram was flooded birthday shout-outs for the widower of Henrietta Kosoko.

His daughters, Sola and Bidemi Kosoko took turns to eulogise their father and adopted adjectives to celebrate him.

Sola wrote: “Happy Birthday to my role model, my mentor, my friend, a rare gem, an amazing father (@jidekosoko). Dad you have always been so loving, so caring and also very strong, you are one in a trillion, you have all my love and respect… WA PE LAYE FATHER MI! NINU ILERA, AYO ATI ALAFIA cc @jidekosoko.” (sic)

Bidemi wrote: “Hurrah to my first love, my sugar daddy, my sweet 16,my forever crush, my back bone, my role model ,Most hansom papa, forever young boo-boo,my 2 in 1 (mummy/daddy) my oyinbo pepper, my comedian, my mentor, my everything ???? daddy I can never trade u for anything in this world, u mean the whole world to me, I cherish u soo much daddy wish you long live and prosperity in good health ? @princejidekosoko ??????” (sic)

Still your day my mirror. somtimes last year on a movie set I whispered into my daddy’s ear ? I said “daddy finally u have gray hair, I just counted 6 now on ur head ” immediately his face change and he said “so is true chai somebody told me earlier too, but how can i have gray hair at my age” ????? the old man no wan age @64 he still thinks he is 40 because of his baby face. Love u soo much daddy. @princejidekosoko.” (sic)