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Simeon Apata Profile: 5 Things You Should Know About Singer Teni’s Father

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We have heard a lot about Nigerian singer Teniola Apata, and aside from her mother and sisters, only a few people know about ’s biological father.

Who is Singer ’s Father

Ex-Army Brigadier-General, Simeon Apata was a civilian war veteran with the Nigerian Army.

Those in the know also say while alive, the army man confronted armed robbers and killed some whose menacing acts in his locality were a source of worry.

Simon Apata State of Origin

Omoluwoleja SIMEON OLAOSEBIKAN APATA born in Ilejemeje from Iye- Ekiti, Ekiti state, Nigeria.

How did Simeon Apata dies?

He was assassinated by unknown gunmen on 8th January 1995. His death stunned Lagos and left a vacuum in his home

Simeon Apata Wives

The widows of Simeon Apata are Gladys Ify, Margaret Olayinka and Margaret Folajogun. They opened up to GREGORY AUSTIN NWAKUNOR on the last moment of their husband, saying, “the death created a big vacuum in their lives.”

Simeon Apata Net Worth

According to sources, Teni’s father Simeon Apata was a wealthy retired army officer.


He founded the Apata Memorial High School in 1980.

The school reported to have about 1550 pupils and 150 teachers is regarded as a leading school in Oshodi-Isolo local government and one of the best in Lagos state attracting wards of the Nigerian elite.

Which means singer Teni was born into a well to do family before she found fame and made her own money.

Check out the photos below;

Simeon Apata, Singer Teni Father
Teni Father Simeon Apata


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