Anambra State born wife of Yoruba Fuji singer Adewale Ayuba opens up about marriage as well as difficulties her parents had in accepting her husband.
Popular Lagos Fuji musician Dr Adewale Ayuba recently celebrated clocking 50-years over the weekend in a lavish party in Lekki.
The Ogun State artiste is married to his darling Igbo wife from Onitsha, Anambra State Azukaego Ayuba, the pair have been together for 26 years.
Ayuba's birthday party was a double celebration as his first daughter with wife Azuka; Adetutu Natash as she turned 13.
Mrs Ayuba who has spent her entire life abroad spoke in an interview with City People Magazine about how she fought tooth and nail to marry her husband because she was an Igbo Christian and him a Yoruba Muslim.
"My parents accepting my husband was a big issue. The issue was more than he is a Yoruba man snf to crown it all, a musician. It took a while for them to accept him, hey also saw that he was a Muslim who could marry more than one wife and being a FUji artist will make him do the worst."
"They also believed then that even as he is eductaed, this will not change anything about him. My parents lived in Onitsha and they have all their businesses therr. I prayed and after much contemplation they accepted. Then when they prayed, I would say 'Father, if this is love that I and Wale are feeling, let this thing last and let people know that we made the right choices"
She went on further to complement her husband of more than 2 decades, saying he gives her joy, confidence and peace "Truth be told, I know that my husband loves me so much"
Azuka and husband Adewale Ayuba met in New York at a cafeteria, got married and 1989 and have 6 children together.