In a compelling interview with @jidekaijimedia on TikTok, Franca Onyekaba, an elderly Nigerian woman from Otolo Nnewi, has captured the attention of many with her heart-breaking story.
The video has since gone viral, showing Franca’s facial skin condition and the circumstances surrounding it.
Franca, an unmarried woman, bravely shared her experience of developing a thick black patch on her face.
Initially, many assumed it was the result of skin bleaching, but Franca clarified that her condition was not self-inflicted.
Instead, it was the consequence of a distressing incident during her sister’s burial.
In the touching video, Franca revealed that someone had touched her face during the burial, leading to the development of the skin defect.
The caption accompanying the video reads, “Her story is touching, until you have a deep conversation with people, you don’t know what people are going through. Her name is Franca Onyekaba from Otolo Nnewi. Drop a word of positive vibes for her.”
The TikTok video has garnered significant attention, spreading Franca’s story far and wide.
Viewers expressed empathy and shared their own experiences.
@Hanny commented: “Single? Her voice sounds young.”
@kaka2 said: “Things dey happen.”
@Chi_bby2 said: “This kind of thing has happened to my friend’s sister.” @chisaprincewill reacted: “This is what happened to my mum several years ago. Till date we don’t know who is responsible. May evil people never remember us.”
@cuttielizy commented: “It is not cream ooo.” @DeeBaby reacted: “Amen, may God continue protecting us.”
@Tina pretty said: “Most of these things are usually not creams oo.”
@Larai Mbezizi Jaonda said: “It may be hormonal. For many women, the face darkens when they start experiencing peri-menopause.”
@hajiazuwera2: One girl in my class I swear the girl is not bleaching but her face is turning this way she even stop using cream.