“I run away from home a number of times and i suffered from PTSD” – Toke Makinwa reveals


Popular Nigerian author and Media personality, Toke Makinwa has made a shocking revelation of how she used to run away from home a number of times while she was young. She also revealed that she suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) while she was still a child.

The media personality was commenting on the controversy generated from the video of a Zambian man who was allegedly beating his son for failing in other subjects except for geography and music.

According to online reports, the unnamed Zambian man had paid N8 million for his son’s school fees, but the teenage boy got Distinction in music, was absent for Maths, and English while he failed other subjects. Pained by his son’s actions, the aggrieved man was spotted in a video talking harshly while hitting his son.

Commenting about the issue, Toke Makinwa said that the Zambian father looked pained and frustrated. She stated that raising a child isn’t easy while reminiscing on her childhood.