“I Raised My Children From KG To Varsity, My Husband Didn’t Pay School Fees For One Day” – Onyeka Onwenu Opens Up On Her Marriage

Veteran singer Onyeka Onwenu has opened up on what her married life and what she went through to keep her home. The singer in an interview with media personality Kikilomo Atanda- Owo spoke about her failed marriage and how she did not want her marriage to end.

The singer turned 70 a few days ago and she revealed how she single-handedly raised her kids. Onyeka Onwenu stated that if her marriage had not collapsed, she would have been dead if she had stayed in the marriage. the singer spoke about how difficult it was for her to stay in her marriage. Onyeka Onwenu revealed that her husband never played a role in the life of their 3 children as she singlehandedly raised them through school carrying the weight of the family on her shoulders.

“I went through it, it was difficult because I really didn’t want my marriage to end but I could not take it anymore, it would have killed me. I always say that that is the truth and it was not good for the children to live in that kind of environment where the mother is depressed, the mother is carrying the weight of the whole family.”
“I raised my children from kindergarten to master’s degree. My husband didn’t pay school fees for one day, didn’t buy clothes, didn’t pay for holidays, didn’t give me housekeeping money but he was a nice and kind and generous man and basically, there was control where if you didn’t do the things he wanted.

“Well I’m not going to help you, I’m not going to give you money and I would like to say this to Nigerians, any man who has children, has a family and decides not to take care of them, you’ll have to answer to God.

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