In the News: Laide Bakare’s Erstwhile Husband Insists on DNA test for their only child

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As sourced from a major Nigerian tabloid, there are shocking revelations regarding the state of things between Nollywood actress, Laide Bakare and her erstwhile husband, Olumide.

Following actress, Laide Bakare’s official press statement weeks back where she referred to her husband, as a bigamist, accusing him of being married before they met. While industry watchers and pundits alike who knew the actress as a serial cheat on her matrimony, maintained there is more to the sudden break instituted by the actress, not many believed it.

However, here is what Olumide the erstwhile husband of the actress stated.

‘How could I have married two women legally in Nigeria? I should be in Jail by now because there is a law that condemns such an act. How come she has not gone to court instead of media for separation? Separation can only come through the court.

According to him, American government gave Laide Green card because she is legally married to him. In his words;

We had a court marriage in Nigeria also. When she was supposed to be a faithful wife, she would leave her matrimonial home to stay with married men in Lagos, all in the name of being actress or career lady. I couldn’t monitor her because i am not always in Nigeria. In fact, there was a time she left our baby, Similoluwa with me for eight months in America in the name of career lady, I had become a nursing father. I have been trying to manage my home the way I could’.

Mr. Olumide, seem aware of his wife’s suspicious movements all the way stated categorically that she indeed cheated on him, he said:


‘She did both in the past and now, all in the name of being a career woman.

And the height of it was his insistence on his doctor conducting a compulsory DNA test to affirm paternity of their only daughter, Similoluwa,

‘I have made up my mind that my doctor should begin the process of DNA of our daughter to know who is the father, whether Mr. Tunde Oriowo or myself.

As we speak, she brought Similoluwa back to Nigeria illegally and as we speak, the child is under her mother’s care.

From and exclusive feelers reaching us, Laide has allegedly been dating her new live in lover, Tunde Oriowo for a long time and got her Range Rover Sports SUV from him, which explains why the number plate inscription is L.B.O(Laide Bakare Oriowo).

Segun Adekoye

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