The daddy of Anele “Nelli” Tembe, the fiancee of standard South African rapper – AKA – who jumped to her demise has debunked claims that his daughter was suicidal.
Recall that the 22-year-old, who has engaged to rapper Kiernan “AKA” Forbes, died on Sunday morning, April 11, after apparently plunging from the tenth ground of the Pepperclub Lodge in Cape City, South Africa
Nellie is being laid to relaxation on the Durban Worldwide Convention Centre at the moment, Friday, April 16. Her physique had arrived in Durban on Thursday.
The funeral service is at the moment being streamed on YouTube for followers and pals to pay their final respects.
Nonetheless, Anele’s father, Moses, in a letter learn out by businessman Sandile Zungu on the deceased’s funeral dismissed strategies his daughter was suicidal.
The letter, which Zungu mentioned was a mirrored image of a “heartbroken father”, learn
“As Anele’s father, I categorically state that Anele was neither suicidal nor did she commit suicide. We should as a matter of precedence cope with the scourge that bedevils our youth. Alcohol which is overused and medicines. Fellow South Africans we higher get up and scent the espresso, we’ve got a major problem with substance abuse.” he wrote.
“I can not enable an unlucky narrative to go unchallenged, a story that irks me to no finish … that’s ‘Anele was chronically suicidal. All I can say is, till Anele turned 21, not a single member of her household, my household would have related her with suicide.”
He mentioned Anele’s want was to fall in love and marry the person who would turn into the daddy of her kids, including that they differed on the route she ought to absorb her life however he stood by her.
Moses mentioned he was glad for her when she launched him to Kiernan and advised they go for correct premarital counselling.
“I knew Kiernan beloved my daughter however their companionship wanted greater than love. It needed to be premised and embedded on a Godly basis.”
He mentioned he was proud to be Anele’s father.
“Anele made me glad as a father, very glad. Anele was feisty, strong-willed some would possibly say. She was single-minded in her pursuits, what others would uncritically name cussed. Anele by no means minced her phrases, an attribute that may perturb her siblings, which she balanced by giving her best possible to these round her.”
“In my deepest need that my lady reside to be who she wished to be, I nurtured these Anele traits. For I actually believed that she had wanted steerage reasonably than repression, persuasion reasonably than brute drive,” he mentioned.
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