Nigerian stand-up comedienne and media personality, Helen Paul has revealed she was birthed out of rape.
Helen who recently bagged her Ph.D from the University of Lagos , dedicated it to her mum
The Comedienne who now boasts of being the first of her colleagues to bag such a degree recounted how her family members use to call her bastard.
She wrote:”I HELEN PAUL dedicate this to my mum, you gave birth to me out of rape, they told you I wouldn’t amount to anything
I grew up hearing from family members; being called a “Bastard” and each time i asked you, you said (“Olorun lon wo omo were, Olorun ma wo e” meaning God watches over the child of a mad person, he’d watch over you)
“Mummy I want to know I love you, I might not buy you Benz now because I don’t have a Pant yet but this certificate will amount to something great.
“I’m not a Cele member but Late Osofa gave me the name and everything Late Osofa said about Helen Paul is coming to pass
“I dedicate this to every mother, may God make you strong enough to survive and enjoy the fruit of your labour…”