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I Was Once Married To A Yoruba Muslim – Onyeka Onwenu Reveals Unknown Details About Her Private Life



Onyeka Onwenu has revealed all there is to know about her relationship for the first time.

According to her, she got married to a Yoruba Muslim in 1984 & the union produced two sons named Tijani Ogunlende and Ibrahim Ogunlende.

She however state that Ibrahim later changed his name to Abraham when he got converted.

She revealed this details about her life in her new memoir titled  ‘My Father’s Daughter’.

In the autobiography, the 68-year-old movie star revealed that she one she fell in love decades ago and how the union produced her two sons — Tijani and Ibrahim.
In this book, I am, perhaps for the very first time, setting the records straight with respect to my connubial relationship. Yes, I was married. I married a man I fell in love with in 1984,” she said. “We have two children: Tijani and Ibrahim. (Ibrahim later changed the first letter of his name from I to A, and thus became Abraham.) My husband is Yoruba, and was a Muslim when we met.”

Also, the autobiography documents her life as a musician, activist, wife, mother,  politician and a feminism.

Ms Onwenu went on to describe in the memoir how the war which occured between 1967 & 1970, affected her life and her family.

She also documents her years in America, conflicts she had to face being a  products of being a migrant, her experience with workplace sexual harassment, and her decision to quit her job at the UN.

See photo of the memoir below:

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