Eyiyemi Afolayan, the daughter of the celebrated Nigerian filmmaker Kunle Afolayan, has penned a heartfelt tribute to her father on the occasion of his birthday.
In a touching message posted on her social media accounts, Eyiyemi conveyed her profound love, appreciation, and gratitude for her father’s steadfast support and guidance in her life.
“Hey there! 🎉 Happy, happy birthday to the most incredible dad in the world! 🎂🎈 On this special day, I want to take a moment to thank you for everything you do. You’ve been a constant source of love, support, and guidance in my life, and I couldn’t be more grateful to call you my dad. 💙
You’ve always been there for me, cheering me on, and helping me navigate life’s ups and downs. Your wisdom, strength, and unwavering belief in me have shaped me into the person I am today. I’m so lucky to have you by my side.
From the countless childhood stories you’ll tell us, to the fun adventures we’ve shared, every memory with you is a treasure. Your laughter fills the room with joy, and your warm hugs make everything better. You have a heart of gold, and your kindness and generosity inspire me every day.
On this special day, I wish you all the happiness, health, and success in the world. May your dreams continue to come true, and may every moment be filled with love and laughter. 🌟🥳
Baba mi, thank you for being my rock, my hero, and my friend. I cherish the bond we share, and I look forward to creating many more beautiful memories together. Today, and every day, I celebrate you and all that you are. Happy birthday, Dad! 🎉🎁🎊 Love you to the moon and back! 🌙💙 @kunleafo”
Here is her heartfelt message to her father on his birthday.