Former Nigerian central defender, Godwin Okpara
has been dragged to court by his wife, Lynda Oladoyinbo Okpara, over
ownership of property, which she said was acquired when the going was
good with the family.
According to Starconnectmedia, Lynda said the husband is currently
denying her of the privilege of getting her share of properties and has
dragged him before an Ikeja Magistrate Court court seeking justice for
herself and her three living children.
Lynda told starconnectmedia that she separated from Godwin after she
caught him sleeping with their adopted child, Tina. “Her father worked
with one of my uncles. When they fired him, I adopted her daughter and
that was also when her mother died.
was nobody taking care of her and she had developed kwashiorkor and I
decided to take her in. I finally caught Tina with my husband on my bed,
my husband held me and she was able to run outside the house. .
I am okay with him dating girls outside, but not inside my
matrimonial home. It was when I was arrested that I opened up. So I know
that the girl had hepatitis B, because I did test before adopting the
girl”, she said. .
Godwin Okpara had a good time playing then for the Super Eagles and
the club side, PSG in France but issue of persistent wife battery and
child trafficking soon led him out of football into jail.
is now back home in Nigeria but he is allegedly withholding share of
the property from his wife. She also said the children; three of them in
France have been abandoned by Godwin Opara.
She practically wept reading the test of her children just asking her
to send stipend to feed. Besides, she said she was humiliated by her
husband who hired thugs to assault her and even stripped her naked in
her compound before onlookers.