Nigerian Afrobeat singer and songwriter, Joel Amadi, popularly known as Joe El, has disclosed that since his dad’s demise over a year ago, he has continued to battle with the trauma.
Joe El, in an interview with Sunday Scoop stated that every time he sleeps he sees himself in a dream battling with bandits or herdsmen.
“One of the traumas I still go through is that anytime any of my sisters or mum calls me, the first thing that pops up in my head is ‘Hope these people are safe’? That fear just comes.
“On the day that incident happened, it was my younger sister who called and when I answered the phone, she narrated everything to me. She told me how they hid under the bed, while gunshots were sounding everywhere.
“Since my dad’s demise, anytime I sleep, even if it’s a 30 minutes nap, I see myself in a dream battling with bandits or herdsmen. Now, I have even become used to it because it hit me so hard. I am the only son and have to take care of three grown women (sisters and mum).
Anytime I look around and see that my dad is not around, it makes me feel very miserable. But, prayers have been keeping me strong. Anytime I feel ‘down’, I talk to God and I beg Him to give me strength because I have to stay alive and strong for my mother and sisters.”
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