Children’s Day: How celebrities celebrated their kids

Kesiena & Isio McDermott
Kesiena & Isio McDermott

By Jennifer Okundia

Children fill our homes with laughter and tantrums and so today Wednesday, May 27th 2020 is Children’s day, celebrating any child in every race and culture.

Nigerian celebrities took to their social media to pen messages for their kids, sharing photos of them likewise. Ufuoma McDermott, Tiwa Savage, Laura Ikeji, Tonto Dikeh amongst others are on this table.

Check out the different parents and how they celebrated their kids below…

Tiwa Savage’ son Jamil & Davido’s daughter Imade

”Happy children’s day from Jam Jam and Imade
Jamil aka Rene Magritte 1964
Imade aka Frida Kahlo 1941”

Nigeria’s number one African bad girl super star singer Tiwa Savage wrote as she shared pictures of her son Jamil and Davido’s first daughter Imade.

Imade & Jam Jam

Jam Jam as Jamil is fondly called, was born in 2015 to Tunji Balogun and Tiwa Savage before their marriage packed up in 2017. Jamil will turn 5 come July 2020.

While Imade who is the first child of DMW label pioneer Davido and baby mama Sophia Momodu clocked 5 this May.

Nollywood actress Ufuoma McDermott also posted photos of her kids and wrote this message to every child:

#HappyChildrensDay To every child around the world 🌎 … irrespective of your race, tribe, religion/creed (which this world has introduced to you) ,social background and preferences :
You are special.
You are loved.
You have strength.
You have love.
You are not a weapon.
You are not a slave.
You are joy.
You are light 💡

Steven McDermott and Ufuoma got maried in 2010 and their two kids are – Kesiena and Isio.

Philanthropist and actress Tonto Dikeh welcomed son King Andre on February 17, 2016 with her ex husband Olakunle Churchill.

Tonto Dikeh & son King Andre

Read her note to Andre and other kids here:

Happy children’s day to every Nigerian Child, African Child and the Children of the World at Large…
I celebrate you all future leaders..
God direct your paths and destiny to be THE Future we So PRAYED for..
I ADORE YOU @kingandre_dikeh @kingandredikehfoundation .
#KINGTONTO #KINGANDREDIKEH #children #child #future #leadership #GrubandRubwithKINGTONTO #DIYwithKINGTONTO #FOODPORN #FOODIE #MOTHERHOOD #CHILDHOOD #childhoodmemories #Chlidfarmer #farmer

Entrepreneur and Instagram sensation Laura Ikeji shared photos of her kids Ryan and Laurel with the messages below:

My first born, Mummy’s first baby, thanks for choosing me Ryan. I love u soooo much.

Ogbonna & Laura Ikeji’s son – Ryan

I’m glad you chose me. 💖

Laurel – Laura Ikeji’s daughter

Laura and hubby Ogbonna Kanu got married in a traditional wedding in 2017.