Nollywood Star, Iyabo Ojo, Opens Up About Her Poverty Journey in First Marriage

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The popular Nollywood actress, Iyabo Ojo, has disclosed that the first time she experienced poverty was when she got married to her ex-husband, Ademidun Ojo.

Ojo stated this in her interview with media personality Toke Makinwa while sharing her experience of being married to the father of her two children.

She said: “When I went to my husband’s house for the first time, I didn’t even know there were face-me-I-slap-you apartments. Most times don’t blame the rich when they don’t understand the problems of the poor, because I never knew what poverty was all about.

“In my house, we had an industrial generator. Once the light goes off in a few seconds, the light is up. My grandmother was one of the richest women in those days. I had a car to myself that took me to school and brought me back.

”The only time I experienced poverty was when I married my ex-husband. Initially, it was fun. It was like an adventure. At 18, I had an account opened for me because my grandfather had done his will in such a way that money was being paid to the grandchild’s account. I had money. You can imagine that, as of 1997/1998, I had about N100,000 in my account.” She submitted


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