- Top Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, in a recent interview, shed some light on her 25-year-old marriage
- The mother of four said that she and her husband both have a journey that they would make with or without the other
- According to her, her man knows she's with him because God has given her a mandate to be by his side and vice versa
Popular Nigerian celebrity couple, Omotola Jalade and Captain Ekeinde, have managed to be married for 25 years despite the troubles unions in the limelight face.
The Nollywood actress, Omotola, recently spoke frankly about her marriage in an interview with Chude Jidenowo and explained how they have managed to come this far.
The movie star said that they chose each other as a partner in life and have made sure to be open about things. Omotola said it is easy to relate with her husband because they both know what they stand for.
Explaining further, she said they are partners in life and if they have issues they make sure to discuss it. The movie star added that they both have their journeys in life and only chose to make it with the other. She added that even if they are not with each other, they would still make that journey.
In her words:
“We are partners alright and I have a journey, I chose to make that journey with you.
“You have a journey; I chose to make that journey with you. With or without you, I will make my journey. With or without me, he will make his journey.”
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Also in the interview, the mother of four said that she and her husband understand that she is with him because she chose to and not because she has to. She said they respect each other’s choices, space and wholesomeness.
The actress who was named as one of TIME’s 100 most influential people in 2013 also disclosed that her man knows they are not with each other because she loves him all the time.
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In another clip shared from the interview, Omotola spoke on how people who do not know her think she is arrogant. According to her, she is the total opposite of that when she is with close friends.
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In other news about the celebrity couple, Legit.ng earlier reported that Omotola Jalade and her husband celebrated 25 years together as a married couple.
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Omotola took to her verified page on Instagram with a special post dedicated to celebrating her union.
In her caption, the Nollywood actress simply noted that they are 25 years stronger into their marriage.
It was also earlier reported that the veteran actress called out a blog for suggesting that there was something more between her and Nigerian politician, Adams Oshiomhole.
She added that for a blog to share a story that was based on false claims on a platform as big as Instagram, then they needed to be held accountable.
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