Popular Sierra Leonean female musician Davida Green, popularly known as Vida, has written a heartfelt message of gratitude to acknowledge the immense support she received during her battle with a serious illness last year.
Vida’s health struggles were revealed to be complicated internal ailments that necessitated life-saving surgery as soon as possible. In a voluminous message, she reflects on the love and appreciation she experienced during her darkest hours, which ultimately strengthened her resolve to overcome the challenges she faced.
In her open letter, Vida addresses her supporters, expressing her sincere gratitude for their unwavering support. Overwhelmed by the outpouring of love, she admits that she lacked the strength to publicly express her appreciation until now.
The artist begins by thanking the Almighty for sparing her life and providing her with the courage and support she needed. She then extends her gratitude to her family, both the Banguras and the Greens, for their unconditional love and unwavering presence throughout her battle.
Vida also acknowledges the support of First Lady Fatima Maada Bio, who played a crucial role in her treatment, and her close friend and fellow artist Speedo’o and the TOTTM team for their constant encouragement during her difficult journey.
She dedicates a special thanks to Willie Jay, highlighting the profound impact of their friendship and generosity during her time of need. Vida further recognizes her sister Cordellia and Bal Kelly as indispensable warriors who coordinated and connected people concerned about her health, providing invaluable assistance.
Vida acknowledges Mr. Mohamed Cozie of Cool & Cozie Promotions for his continued support, and she expresses gratitude to her industry family, both locally and in the diaspora. She recognizes the female entertainers who stood by her, emphasizing the true meaning of sisterhood they displayed. She also appreciates the diasporan and home-based industry families for their advocacy efforts and their participation in a fundraiser show organized by her brother King Boss La.
The artist pays tribute to the late Etta, a driving force behind the fundraiser, and expresses her love and appreciation while remembering her fondly.
Vida extends her gratitude to the media, including Africell, King Millan, SLBC, and various other outlets, for their relentless efforts in advocating for her health. She acknowledges the support she received from her fans and fellow Sierra Leoneans, whose prayers played a vital role in her recovery.
In closing, Vida reflects on the fragility of life and emphasizes the importance of gratitude, living fully, and treating others with kindness. She shares her remarkable progress, standing and walking on her own, free from pain, and filled with hope. She attributes her journey’s success to God and the unwavering support of everyone who stood by her.
Vida concludes her message by expressing love and gratitude to all those who have supported her, acknowledging that her second chance at life is a testament to the power of faith and humanity.