Lovely Okojie, former wife of Odianosen Okojie (Mercy Johnson’s
husband) said she has moved on after the debacle that saw the father of
her two children move on with very popular actress, Mercy Johnson. Lovely who is in her early 30s maintained the episode which made her
husband go for another woman is now history. She had maintained a
deafening silence for long until Saturday, March 15, 2014, when she
spoke with Encomium from her base in Canada.
“I have no explanation to anybody. Life is full of ups and downs. I have accepted my fate.”
How are the children doing now? We probed her further.
“The children are doing fine. I thank God for them.”
We also threw another question at her on how she has been able to
cope with the children’s welfare. She replied thus, “Like I said, I
thank God. I am coping well.”
Our conversation was, however, disrupted when we asked her if her
former husband (Odianosen Okojie) has been assisting in the children’s
upkeep. She was furious, insisting the man in question is history.
do you mean? That is my past. Don’t ask me questions about my past. I
don’t want to relate with my past. In fact, I don’t know what you are
talking about,” and the phone went off.
A source close to her revealed to ENCOMIUM Weekly that she (Lovely)
is still very much bitter about what happened to her marriage to Prince
“She is still bitter. She felt betrayed. She is not thinking of
another marriage now, she is yet to recover from the past experience.”
Lovely came to public consciousness when she raised the alarm in 2011
that the man actress Mercy Johnson was planning to marry was actually
her legal husband. At this time, preparations towards the wedding was
going on with the super star actress shopping for her wedding in
Europe. And when everything seemed to be going smoothly, Lovely dropped
the bombshell with pictures of her marriage to Okojie to back up her
There was a slight setback and when many had thought the setback
would truncate the marriage plans, the lovebirds, Odia Okojie and Mercy
Johnson presented a united front.
They were married at the Christ
Embassy Church, Oregun, Lagos on Saturday, August 27, 2011, amidst tight
security. The couple have been blessed with a child (Purity) while
they are expecting another one, according to reports in some section of