Cute face actress turn author, Juliana Olayode, of “Jenifa’s diary” fame has release her new book and has made public some of the excerpt in the book.
Toyo Baby, as she is popularly known, said she was her father’s favorite child because she was the only fair skinned child that her father had. She went as far as saying she was her father’s second wife.
“My dad always had a soft spot for me; we were close. In those days, when he wanted to submit a quotation for a job, he would tell my mum to pray over it.
After my mum had Prayed, he would bring it to me to do same. He believed in my prayers. I would say I was my dad’s second wife.”
The gab toothed beauty who obviously misses her childhood days with the father recalled in her book titled “the Rebirth”.
That her father always enjoyed company and often bragged about her beauty among his friends, whenever he wanted to visit his friends, then, he would take me along.
He did that not only because he enjoyed my company, but also because he took pleasure in hearing the comments his friends passed, praising him for having a beautiful daughter.
I am the only fair-complexioned child of my parents and people called me Oyinbo. I was not only fair but had long black hair.
On different occasions, my dad would have my mum wear a ready-made flowery dress for me and any of my elder sisters available would pack my hair into two with ribbons my dad bought. On our many trips, people would stop us and say nice things.
Whilst I was blushing, my dad would usually say, “na my pikin o”.
The next question, usually, was “why she con yellow like this and you con black?” and my dad would say, “na God o”. He took delight in explaining that to any and everyone who stopped us on our way to his friends’ houses.
Some of the admirers gave me money, some bought things for me, and for the female admirers, they took turns touching my hair