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Tolani Otedola opens up on ill health for over a year

Tolani, daughter of billionaire Femi Otedola, has revealed how she has been battling with an undisclosed ailment for over a year.

Tolani, who is a singer, took to her Instagram account on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, to share the story on her ill health.

Accompanied with a new picture, she wrote: “For over a year now, I’ve been very social media shy… life shy if I’m being honest.

“Last year l was diagnosed with a condition and it was the toughest season of my life… But with God and some really special people by my side, I made it through.

“I grow stronger every day and the worst of it has passed… but there have been a few after-effects of my treatment, one of which has greatly affected my confidence… because it’s quite obvious.

“Being in an industry that places a high value on appearance, I found myself unable to reconcile taking medication that helped my mind but affected my weight.

“I fought with all my heart to be here, and I’ve been feeling quite down that this one ridiculous thing is keeping me hidden.

“I’m alive! And what a blessing that is, especially in a season where so many people lost loved ones.

“I also understood something today… that to stay self-conscious about my outer appearance, is to undervalue my inner healing… it’s an injustice to my mind, body & God-given creativity.

“To look in the mirror and be embarrassed about my scars is to disregard how I got them and belittle what I’ve survived.

Many of you guys send me words of encouragement prayers, it means so much. I’m loving making music and slowly making my way back. Thank you for remaining… God’s love & light”.

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