Solely A Silly Outdated Man Will Marry A Younger Girl Who Has Simply Began Her Life
Ebenezer Obey, a Nigerian juju musician, says solely a “silly previous man” would marry a younger girl, who remains to be within the early years of her life, as a spouse.
The 78-year-old veteran singer advised The Nation whereas addressing queries as as to whether or not he would marry one other girl following the demise of Juliana Olufade, his spouse, again in 2011.
“Marry a younger girl? It’s a silly previous man that may say he desires to marry a younger girl. The younger girl has simply began her life and undoubtedly is virile and powerful,” the Egba-Yoruba native, mentioned.
“Somebody like me must be considering of a girl who’s 60 or above. Once I do it, everybody will know. I can marry at any time, not only for the sake of marriage, however for the sake of companionship.
“I’ve been blessed. What else do I would like? I’ve youngsters, grandchildren, and even great-grandchildren. So long as I nonetheless have life, you’ll hear when the time for marriage comes.”
Obey had begun his skilled profession within the mid-1950s after shifting to Lagos. After tutelage underneath Fatai Rolling-Greenback’s band, he shaped a band known as The Worldwide Brothers in 1964.
Enjoying highlife-jùjú fusion, the band would later metamorphose into Inter-Reformers within the early-1970s, whereas having an extended record of Juju album hits on the West African Decca musical label.