who is the cousin of a former People’s Democratic Party gubernatorial
candidate in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, went on the adventure to prove
his love for a lady, Sharon Donald.
26-year-old Donald is the daughter of a former governor of a state in
the South-South and had recently travelled to New York, United States of
met in Ikoyi, Lagos State, and had been friends for the past six years,
but she had turned down his marriage proposal several times.
received on Friday, October 21, by the Chief Security Officer of the
Ahmadu Bello University, Col J.K. Tukur; and the protocol office of the
Emir of Zaria.
he was reportedly treated for the injuries he sustained during the trek,
which was monitored by a GPS tracker.
said, “I was with my friends sometime in 2010 and while we were
discussing about ladies, I said I wished God would just show me my wife
hungry and I went to get food on Awolowo Road. It was my first day at
that eatery. I was waiting to be served when she walked in.
Coincidentally, that day was also her first day there. I observed that
there was a love image at the back of the trousers she put on.
could buy and I advised her. We later exchanged contacts and became
friends. That was how my love for her started growing. We met several
parents dated for six years in ABU, Zaria, before they got married. I
didn’t let my parents know and to ensure I was not disturbed, I changed
my SIM card. I took a tracker along with me to monitor my movements. I
never took a bus at any time. It was a tough task and I even collapsed
some of the times. I took off from Ketu on October 2 and arrived in
Zaria on Thursday, October 20, around 4.15pm.
have proved my love for her, even though she didn’t reciprocate my
feeling. I believe even if she gets married to another person, nobody
will ever be able to do what I did for her,” Agbaje added.
of ABU, Tukur, called Donald to ask if she was aware of Agbaje’s
adventure, which she acknowledged.
Emir of Zaria, Mr. Abubakar Ladan, told our correspondent on the
telephone that Agbaje was received at the palace. He added that the emir
had stepped out when he arrived.
she said she knew Agbaje was embarking on the trek, adding that she
warned him against it.
harassing and stalking me for the past six years and as far as I am
concerned, this is just a new escapade in a series of his harassment.
living in Lagos and we were both part of the youth ministry. He never
had a friendship, let alone a relationship, with me. I was in a music
group and some of the youths had my phone number, including him.
came to my house. My mum warned him to leave me alone, but he refused.
I changed my phone number and moved to the US, but I don’t know how he
got my contact. I have stopped picking calls from Nigeria because of
going to trek to prove his love for me in a non-violent way and I told
him not to do it because he could die. I said that not because I cared,
but just for Christian charity. This guy is mentally unstable, because
how can you still be stalking a woman who has turned you down for six