On-air personality Chinedu Emmanuel, popularly known as Nedu wazobia has debunked the allegation that he forcefully took his children away from his ex-wife Uzoamka Ohiri through the help of the police.
Nedu debunked the allegation in an Instagram post on Tuesday night, stating that they both share custody and it was a unanimous agreement.
The comedian also claimed that Mrs. Ohiri traveled to Owerri with their children without his consent.
Part of the post read: “Contrary to the rumours being peddled around, I do take care of my children and will continue to as it is my duty. Neither I nor the police forcefully took my kids away from my ex-wife. It was a unanimous agreement. Please feel free to read her handwritten statement and also see the bag with which she brought their clothes.
“The children in question were taken to Owerri to live for over a month without my consent or permission. My ex-wife took that decision without consulting me… I paid for the flight for her to go and bring them back to Lagos after it was agreed by all parties that it was better they were returned to Lagos especially as they school in Lagos.
“I am a person who believes in doing things the right way and so far on this matter, I have stayed within the provisions of the law. A case was filed against my ex-wife for cyber-bullying and other grievances. She was invited to respond and the matter is ongoing alongside custody resolution.
“I am tired of the sensational manner in which this news is being dispersed. I do not grant interviews or speak on the matter to the press. I would advise my ex-wife and her cousins/sister to follow suit.”
Qed.ng had reported that Uzoamaka in an Instagram post accused her ex-husband of domestic violence, she also accused him of battering her a few weeks after she had a surgical operation.
Reacting to the post on September 4, 2021, Nedu denied the allegation, stating that he doesn’t encourage or support any form of domestic violence, adding that a paternity test revealed that his first son is not his biological child.
”My marriage was one plagued with many crises, one of which was infidelity. Our marriage was one plaqued with many crises, one of which was infidelity. l from her side that led to me conducting paternity test on our kids which led to the revelation that my first son is not my biological child even though he was born within the period we got married.
“On the issue of domestic violence, we have had this matter investigated twice, one by the police in Ajah and the other by a competent court of law during the dissolution of our marriage.
“I’m appealing to my ex-wife to remember our kids and to not continue on this path that she has chosen as the internet never forgets. I have no issues with her and would like to keep minding the business that pays me,” he wrote.
The estranged couple got married in 2013. They have two children together.