As Lagos boils with the alleged vituperation of Oba of Lagos, Akin Olugbade that Igbos living in Lagos will be thrown inside lagoon if they refused to vote for in the All Progressives Congress (APC ) candidate, Akinwunmi Ambode, in order to promote the peaceful relationship coexisting between the two race, we present to you some Igbo/Yoruba entertainers who despite their different backgrounds have been an epitome of love in their marriages. Excerpts:
Adewale Ayuba and Azuka: Bonsue singer, Adewale Ayuba is married to an Igbo woman named Azuka. They have been married for over two decades. Few days ago when her husband clocked 50 years on earth, the pretty woman revealed how she persuaded her parents to accept her choice of marrying Ayuba. Now it’s over 20 years of marital bond, yet they are waxing stronger. What an example of inter-tribal marriage.
Peter Okoye and Lola Omotayo: Peter, the twin brother of famous hip-hop duo, P-Square is married to Lola Omotayo. Before formalizing their union last year in a carnival-like wedding, the lovers already had a baby boy out of wedlock. Their union has been described as ‘perfect’ by those who should know. Peter and Lola we learnt understand each other so well regardless of their different backgrounds. Though they also have their low moments just like any other married couple, but they have been able to move along with love.
OC UKEJE AND IBUKUN: Nollywood Award-winning best actor, OC Ukeje is married to an Igbo lady named Ibukun Togonu. Their marriage was contracted two years back. Though there marriage was recently rumoured to be heading for the rocks, the lovely couple have continued to get along so well.
DAKORE EGBUSON AND OLUMIDE: Pretty Nollywood actress, Dakore Egbuson is happily married to Olumide Akande, son of foremost billionaire, Harry Akande. While it’s said in some corners that the marriage of the affluence don’t last longer, Olumide and Dakore have proved that wrong with their undying love as they are happily married.
Femi Brainard and Uche: Top Yoruba actor, Femi Brainard is married to an Igbo woman called Uche Nwokocha. The lady is said to be a radio presenter and they are happily married.