Anita Okoye, the estranged wife of famous Nigerian singer, Paul Okoye, also known as Rudeboy, has reportedly demanded $15,000 (N7.8m) as monthly spousal support amidst reports making the rounds about their divorce.
The mother of three made the demand in the petition she filed before an Abuja High Court. According to the petition, the payment is for the general welfare, education and health of the three children of the union who are presently in schools in the United States of America until they are of age.
Earlier, Anita Okoye had filed a divorce at the Federal High Court, Abuja and advised Paul Okoye of the defunct P Square group to challenge the petition if he feels disgruntled.
Anita had earlier sparked divorce rumours in April 2021 when she allegedly relocated with their three children to the United States of America.
Meanwhile, fans and lovers of the singer have reacted to the reports that his wife, Anita, filed for divorce after spending 17 years together and seven years of marriage.
They both have three children together. EveryEvery.ng reported that Anita and her three kids relocated to the United States of America a few months ago.
Paul Okoye Breaks Silence
You will recall that Paul Okoye got married to his wife in 2014 after dating for ten years. A source confirmed that both parties would proceed with the legal resolution.
According to the source, Paul and Anita have always been excellent friends, and they plan to remain on good terms and keep the friendship they share before getting married.
Reacting to the reports, many internet users expressed shock over the high divorce rate among Nigerian celebrities. They wondered what could have caused led to the trouble between Rudeboy and his wife after spending many years together (read more here).
However, Rudeboy, who is currently on a press tour, has asked journalists to stop calling him to ask about the divorce. “You people should stop calling me about this shit.” Rudeboy