A former presidential candidate and founder of online news agency, SaharaReporter, Omoyele Sowore, on Wednesday serenaded his wife, Opeyemi Sowore, on her birthday.
The pro-democracy campaigner celebrated his wife through a Facebook page.
Narrating how they met, Sowore said, ”Some long years ago, I met the lady here and I promised to take her on a date on her birthday and she agreed, so we went into a building in SOHO area of New York City, on our way in we were handed candles.
"She asked if I had brought my friends to give her a surprise birthday, I said 'yes,' we just came to the best date, your never dreamt off. It was Ken Saro-Wiwa’s memorial event for that year!
"Today is her birthday, please kindly help wish my wife Opeyemi Sowore Happy Birthday! I know it is hard to be happy on a day like this!"