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Emotional Tribute: Wizkid’s Heartfelt Words at His Mother’s Burial



Music sensation, Wizkid, delivered a profound, heartfelt speech during his mother’s burial service, vividly expressing his deepest sorrow. “This is the deepest pain I’ve ever felt in my life,” the star artiste lamented, his voice echoing with raw, emotional intensity.

“This is the deepest pain I’ve ever felt in my life. You were more than a mother to me; you were my best friend, my constant guide. Your unwavering belief in me set the foundation for my success. I can’t imagine who I’d be without your love and support,” said the visibly emotional Wizkid.

Internationally acclaimed for his stirring melodies and lyricism, Wizkid, born Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, found himself grappling with words of his own as he marked the end of a maternal bond that had significantly shaped his journey to stardom. With his adoring fans worldwide sharing in his sorrow, Wizkid used the solemn occasion to celebrate his mother’s instrumental role in his life, serving as a testament to the deep bond they shared. 

Emotional Tribute: Wizkid's Heartfelt Words at His Mother's Burial

One such video posted on Instagram by @goldmynevibes showed the moment Wizkid took to the stage to give an emotional speech about the death of his mother.

According to the Mummy Mi crooner, he has no way to properly explain the pain that he feels, and it is impossible for it to go away.

Speaking further, Wizkid also called his mother’s death the deepest pain he has ever felt in his life. He prayed God comfort him, his siblings and other members of their family.

According to the music superstar, he didn’t even believe he would be able to speak at the event, but he gave thanks to all of his sisters, his uncles and other family members.

In his words:

“I have no words to describe the pain that I feel. I know everyone in my family shares this pain with me, but I know God in his infinite mercies is going to… it’s impossible for the pain to go away so I’m not going to say take away the pain, but He’s going to comfort us. The pain is profound, it hurts deeply, It’s the deepest pain I’ve ever felt in my life. I’m lost but I pray God comforts every one of us. I just want to thank everyone here today, I didn’t even believe I’d be able to do this tonight but I just want to thank my sisters, Sister Yetunde, Sister Lara, Busayo and my family, my dad, Brother Segun, Bose, Fausat, my mums sisters, and her brothers, Uncle Sanya, Aunty Labisi, everybody and I just hope that God is going to help us through this pain.”

See the emotional video below:

Nigerians moved to tears over Wizkid’s speech at his mum’s wake

The video of Wizkid’s emotional speech at his mother’s wake service got a number of the singer’s fans very moved as they joined to sympathise over his loss.

Read some of their comments below:


“I don’t like seeing big wiz like this.”


“Man is so down, but because him no talk about MOH’s dead they thought he doesn’t care. His mom was his confidant. I pray my mom live long.”


“For those that have not lost a parent, u won’t understand wat Wiz is going through! He is just trying to be strong cos he is a celebrity!! Painful as hell.”


“May our parents live long to witness our stardom! May they reap the fruits of their labor!”


“Na only him know watin him De face, because no body go fit understand, may God comfort you big wiz.”


“Losing a parent is one pain a lot of us are never ready for. May God comfort him & his family.”


“This dude is going through a whole lot and some of you are still dragging him for not posting Mohbad….My prayers are with you pls stay strong.”

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