Banky W, the Nigerian musician-turned-politician, has recounted how his marriage to Adesua Etomi endured tough moments in 2019.
He spoke in the course of the newest episode of #WithChude, the podcast hosted by Chude Jideonwo.
The ‘Strong Thing’ crooner stated on the time, that he and Etomi have been struggling to have their first baby.
The singer stated his spouse needed to take a number of medical procedures together with in vitro fertilisation (IVF) which, in response to him, took a toll on her well being.
Banky W added that regardless of what his spouse was going via, he couldn’t spend sufficient time together with her due to his political ambition on the time.
In 2019, the singer vied to characterize Eti-Osa federal constituency on the home of representatives beneath the Modern Democratic Party (MDP).
He, nevertheless, misplaced to Babajide Obanikoro of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the ballot.
According to him, the end result of the Election “strained” his relationship, significantly after they misplaced their first being pregnant — a set of twins.
“So, 2019 was a tough year, it was a seminal moment in my life because that was the year that we were running for office and at the same time my wife and I were struggling at that point to have a child,” he stated.
“So we had began in direction of the tip of 2018 coming into 2019, we began doing IVF remedies. You know we had finished a second one which could be very tough particularly for the girl, once you depart the girl it turns into tough even for you since you don’t know methods to assist.
“I imply you see her physique undergo a lot ache and turmoil and problem and also you as a person, you’re additionally operating for workplace, so the one factor you don’t have is high quality time and that’s the one factor you want when your spouse goes via all of that.
“Whether it’s the community of people that are close to you or family. It feels like you’re being emptied on a daily basis. You’re giving everything you have and it’s not enough and then we lost twins because we were pregnant with twins and we lost them. Then we tried again, our relationship was strained. It was a tough time.”
The musician, who not too long ago clinched the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) home of reps ticket, additionally mirrored on coping with damaging opinions about his political ambition.
“It’s hard when people question your intentions. Bro, there’s been times I’ve been depressed,” he added.
“You know when you wake up and you’re trending on Twitter and the things people are saying are so hurtful and these are people that have never been had a conversation with you but they’ve made you out to be satan incarnate and you know that all I was doing was just following what I believe in and trying to do my best.”
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