Can you claim to know Alhaji Wasiu Alabi Pasuma’s wife? I mean the wife he married legally!
You doubt if you know and very few can ever lay claim to have such knowledge, however a Lagos based politician Alhaja Yetunde Babajide Odetola has revealed she is the only wife of the popular fuji musician.
She said Pasuma married her traditionally and religiously seven years ago, traditionally by the virtue of paying her dowry, religiously because he performed a Nikkai (Islamic name for wedding) for her.
Below are parts of her interview with Asabe Afrika:
“My name is Alhaja Yetunde Babajide Odetola. I am the wife of Alhaji Wasiu Alabi Pasuma that he married officially. I am the Chief Executive Officer of Yefadot Group of Companies with many other subsidiaries. I am into politics and I am a title holder of Iyalode of the entire Ojodu kingdom in Lagos state.
I am his legally married wife. This is the 7th year we did our Nikkai marriage and Alhaji (Pasuma) paid my dowry.
I never believe I could marry my husband because I am a well read and educated woman, a business woman and a politician. In fact, my colleagues in politics didn’t believe I could marry someone like that but destiny is more powerful than any circumstance in life.
It was our choice to make it a low key event. In fact when we started dating, nobody knew about it at all. On the issue of living together or not living together, there is no time that I and my husband don’t see ourselves. It is a mutual agreement that we live our lives like that.
I am not aware of my husband having another wife. I am aware of the fact that I am his legally married wife whom he paid a dowry on. He married me traditionally by paying my dowry and religiously by doing a Nikkai for me”.