Jennifer, widow of Flight Lieutenant Alfred Olufade, has revealed in a tribute that her late husband Alfred, had a dream of plane crash earlier that day before the unfortunate incident happened.
The incident that claimed the life of Nigerian Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, and 10 others including that of the pilot on the 21st of May 2021, has brought pain in the heart of many especially families of the deceased.
Expressing her grieve, the widow penned down her tribute to her husband of only 3 months.
Pouring her heart out on social media in a letter, she stated:
“Letter to Sparkle,
Oh sparkle you left me so early, oh my best friend where do i start from? I’m broken and pieced, my heartaches this wasn’t what you promised me, you said you will always be there for me where are you now?
“oh 20th of May you took away my rare gem we were inseparable oh God I’m scattered and incomplete. Same 20th of May at about 4am you woke me up with fear and said baby baby I had a bad dream, I dreamt that I crashed on our way to Kaduna, you said it looked real very real..
“I prayed for you seriously that morning and asked you not to worry, asked you for your mission order and who you where flying with, you told me Flt Lt Asaniyi, I said don’t worry you will go, and come back.
“Oh my World you did, you went to Enugu, Owerri and back to Abuja, we did video call, we spoke at length and you were just smiling and laughing, little did I know that that was your last smile and laugh I would see.
“And next message I received was you where going to Kaduna. My heart shattered, I smelled danger, I quickly messaged you, saying wow seriously, started calling you, you didn’t pick, I called and called my sparkle didn’t pick, why didn’t you pick up, why? I wanted begging you not to go. My heart panic.
“You told me you coming home to eat pouneded yam and egusi I waited for you how do I imagine myself eating without you? Is that even possible. This 3 months has been heaven to me. We eat together in the same plate, we prayed together, we laughed together and cried together.
“I never imagined loosing you or typing R.I.P, this wasn’t the plan you had for me. We promised to tour the world together, you said you will always be by myside its still like a dream that I can’t see you. I Know you are coming back to me.
“All I see is condolence messages, I don’t know how to stand them. Reading them pierces my heart the more. Our Zain, Zion and Zoe didn’t come ah AAO you left me too soon my all in all , Aboy its too much for me to take, our bond was super strong.
“I feel like a failure I couldn’t stop you I could stop Asaniyi oh my God, oh my God you saw this. Emmanuel Emmanuel Emmanuel Emmanuel Emmanuel Emmanuel Emmanuel Emmanuel Emmanuel Emmanuel your name be praised.”