Connect with us

Entertainment

Nigerian man builds 4-bedroom house for his mother, shares emotional story about how his mother sacrificed a lot him and his siblings.

Published

on

A Nigerian man identified as Mazi Ogbonnaya has taken to his social media page to share photos of the newly completed house his gifted his mother and he used the opportunity to appreciate her for all the sacrifices she made to cater for him and his siblings ever since the death of their father.

Read his lengthy post below ;

“A little 4 bedroom flat bungalow gift from a son to his mother. The boy lost his father when he was just 4. This woman has been a widow for the past 24 years. She became the father the boy grew up to know.

The boy would watch his mother struggling to feed him and his siblings.

Some relatives made life unbearable for her too. The boy watched her toiling, starving herself to feed her children.

While in primary 4, the little said enough was enough. He must do something to support his mother.

He started selling water in the market and later became a sale’s boy. Mother tried to stop him but the boy was stubborn. In Primary 4, the boy bought his mother a cooking pot from the money he saved. The mother cherished that pot and still preserve it till now.

This didn’t stop the boy from taking first position from primary one to finishing. He was a hustler who believed in changing narratives for good.

He had dreamt of making his mother proud. He had dreamt of wiping away her tears.

After the lost of her husband who was doing well before he died of accident in 1997, she was asked whether to remain or remarry. Mother said she must remain and bring up her lovely husband’s kids.

Mother called this particular son: “di m” meaning “my husband”.

The boy’s name is Ogbonnaya. The boy was named after his father. The name follows him. He acts like one. Making sure his mother’s needs are met.

The woman was so supportive. She would punish the boy for associating with some boys she thought might deceive him.

The boy thought mother was being wicked. But he would later see she was rightly protecting him. As the boy was growing, he loved books. He made uncompleted building his home. He read books and write books there. His mother would tell his siblings not to disturb him.

The boy should be left alone.

Going to the university of Nigeria Nsụka at the age of 18. Mother was at ọmụgwọ and didn’t know when the boy sneaked out to find his way after those he looked up to decided to choose his fate for him and he refused. Life was a bet.

The boy took his own fate and left to find his future. The boy would be pretending that all was well so that his mother would not get BP. He would squeeze some money and send her, claiming business was going fine whereas he barely fed.

At Nsụka, the boy made name as his books became a national anthem in some high institutions. The day he graduated and went home, his mother killed a cock for him to celebrate his success.

After NYSC, the boy went home. In the minds of everyone he had no job.

And yes, he had no job. That very midnight, the rain was heavy. Wind blown off the roof of the house his father built years ago. He saw the mother crying. He didn’t talk. His mind was wandering over what to do.

In the morning, the boy said to his mother:

“Go and call me a carpenter”.

Mother replied: “where did you see money to roof the house? Where? You don’t have a job yet”.

The boy chuckled. “Call me a carpenter first”.

She did.

“How much will it cost to pull down this whole roof and reroof it again?”, the boy asked the carpenter who also was shocked. Person wey no get job dey talk of roofing a house.

Off they went to building materials. Few hours later, truck full of woods and zinc arrived the compound

Mother and neighbors were shocked..but the boy has no job. How come? Before getting to night, the house was roofed. The next day, the boy left on low-key. It was a news. “A boy who just came home roofed their house after NYSC. Did he know the house will fall before coming home?”

The boy now said: “it’s better to build this woman a befitting house. She needs fresh air now she’s alive. Not when she’s gone, I will start building house in her absence just to impress people. She needs to enjoy herself now. She has passed through a lot.

It is time for her to enjoy. I don’t mind denying myself some luxury and comfort”.

He called JW Nomic Nweji Michael the CEO of Nomic Constructions Ltd and told him to draw him a house so that he’d be looking at the drawing. That was how the project started.

Within a year, it’s completed. He didn’t even go home. He trusted the engineer who was doing everything and sending him photograph.

This is me saying, thank you for being my mother. Thank you for making sure my father’s name did not wipe out from the surface of the earth.

You call me “di m”. You give me advice daily. You pray for me daily. You passed through a lot, starve yourself so that I could eat.

I don’t have much to say, thank you mother. Afọ mụrụ Odogwu. Afọ mụrụ Maazị, this is your house. I made sure I built it to my own taste.

No management. I needed standard work. Here it is. You need fresh air. You deserve good things of life maka na ị mụrụ Odogwu.

Manage this small thing. Who knows? My next project for you will be bigger. Because you deserve everything good and perfect. Ị mụrụ Odogwu.

I don’t need to be Dangote before I do this. But then, I have to do this..

I paused.

But wait ooo….

E ji Igbo eje ebee?”

News6 mins ago

Finance bill makes TIN mandatory for all bank accounts holders

Relationship18 mins ago

How To Tell Someone You Like Them Over Text (21 No-Frills Ways)

Viral20 mins ago

Watch campaign speech of the Osogbo schoolboy who won election after his opponent’s speech went viral

World22 mins ago

France: Muslims barrage black Zemmour activist with racist messages, ‘Wallah, we’re going to behead you’

Sports26 mins ago

Barcelona Will Not Play In The Knockout Rounds Of The Champions League For The First Time In 18 Years After A 3-0 Loss To Bayern Munich

News28 mins ago

Truck accident: LASTMA denies involvement in Lagos students’ death

News50 mins ago

Switzerland, ANEEJ sign $50,000 contract to monitor Abacha loot spending

Local52 mins ago

I can’t handle evil confronting Nigeria alone: Buhari

Politics1 hour ago

Automate issuance of passport, national identity card overseas, Reps tell FG

News1 hour ago

Pictorial: Three victims of auto crash while returning from Jos wedding buried in Bauchi

Local1 hour ago

Price rally spurs growth at stock market

Politics1 hour ago

Buhari did not order AEDC management sack – Presidency

World1 hour ago

Germany: Muslims pray in courtyard entrance, beat man who asked them to let his car through

Politics2 hours ago

Buhari congratulates new German Chancellor, Scholz 

Sports2 hours ago

Atalanta’s Final Champions League Group Match Against Villarreal Was Postponed On Wednesday Because Of Heavy Snow

News2 hours ago

EFCC declares forex firm boss Maxwell Odum wanted over N213bn fraud

News2 hours ago

EFCC declares forex firm boss Maxwell Odum wanted over N213bn fraud

Local2 hours ago

FCT-IRS rakes in N118 billion, targets more in 2022: Official

Politics2 hours ago

Rep Bamishile denies accompanying ex-SSG, Oyebanji to obtain governorship forms

Politics2 hours ago

Zamfara APC crisis: Yari’s faction slams Senator Yarima

News7 hours ago

2023: Group cautions against fresh plots to defame Osinbajo

Entertainment16 hours ago

Man who was caught in broad daylight stealing, given soft drink and asked to dance to avoid any punishment (video)

Politics11 hours ago

3800 civil servants to write promotional exams in Bauchi

Business News8 hours ago

EFCC Declares MBA Forex Owner Wanted Over N231bn

Viral18 hours ago

May God Help This Generation: See What This Married Woman Was Caught Doing In Public (Photos)

News13 hours ago

Man commits suicide after losing company N150,000 bet

Entertainment11 hours ago

“She had plastic surgery without informing him, she was seeing another man” – Ned Nwoko’s media team spills ‘truth’ about his separation with Moroccan wife, Laila

Sports11 hours ago

Rio Ferdinand And Michael Owen Have Agreed That Mohamed Salah Was An Average Finisher When At Chelsea

News15 hours ago

Pinnick to represent Infantino at special event in Ukraine

News11 hours ago

1m doses of COVID vaccine expires in Nigeria – Reuters

Politics3 hours ago

Dowen College parents mourn, demand justice over death of Sylvester

Entertainment13 hours ago

#JusticeForSylvester: Nigerian women stage protest in front of Dowen College (photos)

Politics11 hours ago

Oyo NIPR holds 2021 dinner, honours Tribune, Ayefele, Onireti, others

News10 hours ago

80 Nigerians to graduate from Business School Netherlands

Business News11 hours ago

FG to Inject N381trn into Economy to Create Job, Tackle Poverty

Entertainment11 hours ago

“I have tested positive for COVID-19” – BBNaija star, Maria reveals, says she’s in quarantine in Ghana

Business News12 hours ago

Succession and Obligation of Leadership

World6 hours ago

Pope Francis on Lesbos: Europe ‘torn by nationalist egoism,’ neglect of migrants is ‘shipwreck of civilization’

Entertainment10 hours ago

Instagram comedian, Lord Lamba gifts his mum a brand new car (video)

News11 hours ago

Ned Nwoko explains separation from Moroccan wife, dispels ‘Kayamata’ rumours

Trending