On Thursday, 25 July 2019, Jessica Nkosi took to her Instagram page to wish her late father, Jabu Nkosi, a happy birthday, vowing to continue making him proud.
South African actress, Jessica Nkosi, shared an emotional post on Instagram on a day that had been particularly difficult for her, given that it would have been her late father’s birthday. “I keep telling myself to smile. He would be proud, not only of me but my siblings as well…” she shared in the post remembering her father.
Jessica considers herself honoured to have had Jabu Nkosi as a father. She went on to include her siblings Nomusa, Swazi, Junior and Sphelele. Furthermore, Jessica went on to wish her late older sister Nomusa, who is no more, a peaceful rest.
In describing the role of her father in her life, Jessica went on to mention that he raised her to be confident and powerful. She said that those were principles she intended to continue upholding so she becomes the best version of herself. She also committed to continue making her father proud, even in his absence.
She ended off the post by wishing her father a happy birthday and a peaceful rest, despite the fact that they miss him and love him. “We will never forget you”, she said, ending off the emotional post.
Responding to Jessica’s heartfelt tribute, Uzalo’s Dawn Thandeka King,Lockdown’s Zola Nombona, former Miss South Africa Bokang Montjane, and Mafikizolo’s Nhlanhla Nciza expressed messages of comfort in the comments section.