Renowned musician, Onyeka Onwenu has opened up on her past married life and her difficulties.
In an interview with media personality Kikilomo Atanda- Owo, the 70-years-actress spoke about her failed marriage and how she did not want her marriage to end.
Onyeka Onwenu further stated that if her marriage had not collapsed, she would have been dead if she had stayed in the marriage. the singer spoke about how difficult it was for her to stay in her marriage.
“I went through it, it was difficult because I really didn’t want my marriage to end but I could not take it anymore, it would have killed me.
I always say that that is the truth and it was not good for the children to live in that kind of environment where the mother is depressed, the mother is carrying the weight of the whole family.”
“I raised my children from kindergarten to master’s degree.
My husband didn’t pay school fees for one day, didn’t buy clothes, didn’t pay for holidays, didn’t give me housekeeping money but he was a nice and kind and generous man and basically, there was control where if you didn’t do the things he wanted
“Well I’m not going to help you, I’m not going to give you money and I would like to say this to Nigerians, any man who has children, has a family and decides not to take care of them, you’ll have to answer to God” she added.»“Staying Unhappily Married Would Have Killed Me”– Onyeka Onwenu Reveals, Narrates Marriage Experience«