Top Yoruba actress, Laide Bakare has said through her publicist that she is no longer married to Mr. Okunfulire, her US based husband. Here is a press statement below sent out by her publicist;
We would like to announce to the general public on behalf of Nollywood star actress, Laide Bakare that she has officially opted out of her relationship with Mr. Okunfulire, her former husband.
While it lasted, the actress showed the utmost level of maturity, in spite of the “glaring injustice’ from her former husband. Laide has endured the marriage with Mr. Okunfulire to whom she displayed total affection. Click to continue reading.
But things fell apart when she discovered that she was indeed married to a man with a legally married wife and two children not a single man she thought he was as told her by Mr. Okunfulire when the relationship started.
But, being a celebrity who has become a model to young persons in the society, coupled with the need to exercise decorum, she has kept fate with the marriage until lately when she could no longer continue and then called it quit.
Her former union with Mr. Okunfulire produced a beautiful child, Similoluwa who is nicknamed Chelsea.
Meanwhile, Laide has just entered into a new relationship with a Lagos based popular businessman, Mr. Tunde Oriowo. The relationship began late last year and culminated in the lovers officially sealing it with the Muslim rites called Nikkai, at a quiet ceremony in Lagos attended by trusted associates and close family members from both sides.
Laide Bakare and Mr. Tunde Oriowo who both are currently holidaying in the United States of America, will be holding the wedding proper with a big bash before the end of 2013.