Iyabo Ojo: I first experienced poverty during marriage to my ex
In a current interview with Toke Makinwa, the media character Ojo recounted her preliminary go to to her ex-husband’s home.
She stated she was bowled over by his dwelling circumstances in a ‘face-to-face’ house.
Ojo defined that she had grown up in a financially comfy household with all the essential facilities.
She added that she encountered poverty when she married her ex, though she described the preliminary expertise as enjoyable and adventurous.
“After I went to my husband’s home for the primary time, I didn’t even know there have been face-me-I-slap-you residences,” the actress stated.
“Most occasions, don’t blame the wealthy when they don’t perceive the issues of the poor, as a result of I by no means knew what poverty was all about. In my home, we had an industrial generator.
“As soon as the sunshine goes off in a number of seconds, the sunshine is up. My grandmother was one of many richest girls in these days. I had a automobile to myself that took me to highschool and introduced me again.
“The one time I skilled poverty was after I married my ex-husband. Initially, it was enjoyable. It was like an journey.”
Iyabo Ojo bought married to Ademidun Ojo in 1999, however their union resulted in divorce in 2001.
They each have two youngsters collectively.