Video: ‘I Rejoice in Pain’ By Gbenga Adenuga

This song was recorded over a year ago but I do not think it is more relevant to our nation than now. I personally lost 2 close friends and several known people in the Dana aircraft that crashed in Lagos on Sunday the 3rd of June

On Sunday June 3rd, some 153 very important people left us, a 153 that linked the whole of the country together, we did not know how closely linked to one another we were until these 153 people let us. To the departed, we need to let you know we love you dearly and we will miss you all. No matter how we try, a lot of things can never be the same again without you.

The best way to go on from here is to encourage ourselves that our friends live on and they actually do. Let us make sure that all the dreams and aspirations we shared together live on. They might not be here with us physically but let them live on in our hearts. We need to see that their hopes and desires do not die, let us work it out like we will give an account to them when we see

The best is yet to come if you lost a friend that left behind children, make sure you see to it that those kids do well… that is the best that we hope for!!

I have been to too many funerals and service of songs and you will agree with me that all the gloomy and sad looking faces will transform to ‘normal’ once we step out of the funeral environment! Life continues…

For all of us, we definitely will miss our friends and loved ones but I need us all to know that the best days are still ahead.

As long as we have the breath of God in us we will yet get the best from life. We will not lose hope, we will not cast off restraint, we will not give up.

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