Beautiful Nigerian woman and her kids, sent away by her husband because they have blue eyes


A beautiful Nigerian woman and her children have gone viral on the internet, after photos of them and their lovely blue eyes surfaced.

The woman, named Risqot Abdulwasiu, is a mother of two girls, and according to her, she was sent away by her husband because they have clear blue eyes (ocular albinism).

Photos of the woman and her kids were taken by ace photographer, Mofe Bamuyiwa, who then, shared them on social media.

The shots have gathered a lot of attention, with many, including Olufolake Abdulrazaq, wife of the governor of Kwara state, who has reached out to offer some assistance. We also understand that a Gofundme page has been set up for the education of Risqot's daughters, Hasanat and Kaosara.

Check out more photos of them below:

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Ocular Albinism Ocular Albinism is a genetic condition /Mutation ,with the lack of pigmentation at the back of the eyes . Melanin is provided by our cells called Melanocytes , which is found in your skin, hair and eyes .several genes provide instructions for the making of proteins involved in the production of melanin . RESEARCH It’s proven that behind every Brown eyes , there is a blue eye. The only difference is the thin layer of the pigment on the surface . If the Pigment is away the the light can enter the stroma and reflects back the blue end of the spectrum It was believed that the light skin arose in Europeans 40,000 years ago , soon after the people left the tropical Africa for higher latitude .as they moved to the colder regions , needed something to synthesize Vitamins D in places where the UV light is lower , and that caused the change in the mutation of the genes . More research on this coming soon . *But as a result of this lack of knowledge RISIQOT was sent out of her husbands house because of her beautiful blue eyes*. Make up by @ritarosebeauty Hair by @trhairsuredbytolu Photography @mofebamuyiwa Assisted by @moh_visuals Cinematographer by @mcshot.anusiem Dress designed @the_maam Back drop by @zenbackdrops Charity given by @myextendedhands and many others #bmbstudio #mofebamuyiwa #portraitjournalism #documentaryphotography #documentaries #stories #family #mumandme #motherandchild #bond #africa #nigeria #melanin #africastories #ilorin #nigeria #nigeriastories #blueyes #albinism #ocularalbinism

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Risiqot said ,” she wouldn’t accept to change her eyes from blue to brown if a technology is/was invented. Beautiful Risiqot and a adorable children Kaosarat and Hassanat were sent away by her husband because of her blue eyes. During the interview we realized that she gave birth to a set of twins , Hassanat (2years old ) and her late twin brother who happened to have a brown eyes . She couldn’t speaker further but it’s has left us wondering. Could it be that her husband was heart broken to the news of his late son who also happened to have brown eyes ? The documentary video will be dropping very soon . I want to say a big thank you to every one who tagged and shared Risiqot’s story to me . Thank you so much and I felt blessed by you all recognizing me with Risiqots story . #mofebamuyiwa #blueeyes #documentary #portraitjournalism #stories #afticanstories #africanstory #specialpeople #melanin #africa #nigeria #ilorin Let’s all say thank you to @roks_couture for discovering Risiqot and her children

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