In a heart-wrenching revelation, renowned Nollywood filmmaker Biodun Stephen has opened up about the traumatic loss of her mother, who fell victim to a fatal drunk driving incident 23 years ago. Stephen shared her painful memories and reflections on this tragedy in a deeply emotional post on her Instagram page.
Taking to social media on Tuesday, the acclaimed movie director revisited the site of the tragic incident, providing a detailed account of how time had transformed the surroundings, with the exception of one enduring building—the silent witness to her family’s devastating loss.
Stephen’s recollection of that fateful day paints a grim picture, as she recounted how her beloved mother was struck by a drunk driver, resulting in her untimely demise. The collision with the building had proved fatal, leaving an indelible scar on her family’s history.
In her heartfelt Instagram post, Biodun Stephen expressed profound pain and regret that, even after all these years, the driver responsible for this tragic incident was never brought to justice.
“Today, I drove past where my dear mother was killed. Much has changed, but the building the car rammed her into still stood, only different in colour. Hurt but grateful for the journey thus far. 23 years ago, my mother was killed by a drunk driver, and he got away with murder.”
Biodun Stephen is recognized for her roles as a Director, Producer, and Writer, with notable works including “The Visit” (2015), “Looking for Baami” (2019), and “Miz Behaviour” (2020).