The Nigerian veteran popstar, Onyeka Onwenu, has finally cleared the air of her rumoured secret marriage to former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo.
The singer cum actress made the clarification in an in interview with popular media personality, Chude Jideonwo, where she spoke on many of her life experiences.
Onyeka stated that the accusations that she slept with the former President, Obasanjo, and had a secret marriage with him is false.
The songstress also disclosed that she was wrongly accused, in her youthful days, of sleeping with many big men and celebrities in Nigeria.
Her statement: “ was accused of sleeping with Sunny Ade, Fela and Obasanjo.
“They even went to the extent of saying I got married to Obasanjo secretly.
“If he approached me to marry him, why would I keep it a secret? We would have made it public so that was funny.”
On her relationship with late legendary Afrobeat musician, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, she revealed that she received marriage proposal from him.
She said: “Fela is a trickster. He knew I’d say no.
“I think it was his way of thanking me for coming out in support of him when he was jailed.”
Though, the popstar was reluctant to talk about her marriage, but she explained that her marriage was a failed one that almost killed her.
She stated that she was rescued from the abusive marriage to her ex-husband by her brother.
She said: “I don’t like talking about it but because you raised it and because I’d written about it, I have to expatiate.
“The marriage was incredible, but sometimes, when things happen to people, they change. My husband, I pray for him on a daily basis…”