A Nigerian man has taken a family crisis public by denounced his 39-year-old son in a newspaper advertorial.
Andrew Chukwurah Nworah, from Awka village in Ifitedunu of Durukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State disowning his son, Bethel Nworah for “misconduct and alleged threat to my life”, the newspaper publication said.
The senior Nworah stipped his son of any inheritance and entitlement to the grant of probate to his will and also barred him from participating in his burial ceremony if he passes away.
This is a picture of the news publication published by Leaders.ng. The report does not say when this publication was made or in which newspaper.
It does look like the Nworahs have a lot of issues to work out. We wish them well.
See a snapshot of the public announcement.
It is not uncommon for families to air their dirty laundry in the pages of newspapers.
Recently, another Nigerian father, Ozo Oswald Dokwe Okam, disowned his son (Ozo Chidi Okam) in a news advertorial. He even had the picture of his son published. The story went viral.
In February, 2016, Stephanie Hicks, created an Internet storm when she published, a letter purported written by her father disowning her because her boyfriend was black.
‘Sad that it’s 2016 and skin color still matters,” she captioned a picture of the letter. Following online backlash and threats to her family and her father’s job, she recanted and said she created the letter to “get back at dad.