By Obinna Odenigbo
Embattled Nollywood actor, Rich Oganiru, has denied claims that he killed his wife. The actor, who narrated his ordeal during his wife’s sickness and death, said he was detained in the same cell alongside suspected Boko Haram members, without any recourse to his state of health.
In an interview granted a magazine (not Cruise Nigeria) Oganiru said all the allegations that he killed his wife were false.
The actor said his late wife took ill over five months ago and was battling fibroid. She was then placed under supervised medication therapy by German doctors to prevent surgery, but all to no avail as the fibroid kept growing and causing her more pain.
The family moved from Abuja to Prophet TB Joshua’s synagogue in Ikotun, Lagos, where the prophet gave them emergency appointment based on his personal recognition.
His wife, Oganiru said, then suggested they move to her brother’s apartment at the Airforce Barracks in shasha.
While there, she had a meal after which her conditions worsened and eventually led to her death.
According to the veteran actor, the shock of his wife’s death raised his blood
pressure and sent him into a coma. On waking, he discovered that his Air-force brother-in-law had deposited his wife’s body at the morgue and ordered him, Oganiru, to go tell their parents that his sister was dead.
This the actor said he would do, but demanded the death certificate so as to present to his in-laws to clear himself, since the Air-force officer had started insinuating that he killed his wife