Nigerian gospel singer, Yinka Ayefele, was filled with gratitude to God while recounting a car accident that resulted in his inability to walk.
Now confined to a wheel chair, the singer thinks that the incident, though a sad one, was what transformed his life.
He shared comments concerning the near fatal occurrence along with some pictures on his social media account, Daily Post News reports.
His post reads, “Thank you Lord. “On December 12, 1997, a tragic event occurred, the sad event later became a watershed that transformed his life.
“19 years on, Yinka Ayefele MON, still gives thanks to God for saving his life.
“Dear family, fans, foes and friends, today is Yinka Ayefele’s Thanksgiving Day.
“It’s a Bank holiday for Fresh FM staff, Melody Makers, Downtown Hotel and Suites, Optimum Printing and Branding ltd, Fresh Energy and Gas, Fresh Hostess.
“Join us in the thanksgiving.”
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This life changing event has been the motivation for many powerful and inspirational album releases.
He is also a recipient of over 200 awards.
One of these include being a Member of the Order of the Niger.
A recognition made possible by former president, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.