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OJB’s First Wife Tells Us Why She Donated Her Kidney To Him

| On 05, Jan 2014


Veteran producer, OJB Jezreel has been in the news since his successful surgery. We all heard how it was his current wife that gave him her kidney.

Now it is time to hear from the horse’s mouth.

OJB’s wife was asked in a interview by Punch why she gave OJB, her husband of 20 years her kidney, his first wife Mabel said: -

I did not even think twice about it, I had it and I gave it to him. He is my husband, the father of our children and I love him. This is somebody I have been with all my life. I did not tell anybody before I decided to, not even my parents because I had foreseen their reaction. There was no reason to inform them. When I married him, I told God I wanted the both of us to grow old together and live to see many generations. I am sure God knew this situation before he brought us together because not only am I a match for him, we are the same blood group and we are both stubborn.

OJB replies below OJB: A major illness can break a home. Sometimes, instead of one partner seeing the other through the period of sickness, they would rather walk away. It could be draining them psychologically, financially or both. When you talk more as a couple, you create that atmosphere where you can actually share what you feel about the situation. I did not want anybody to donate an organ for me and I was very stubborn about it. I thought I was going to come out of the situation without a transplant. I was ready to go through any other route to make it happen. Above every other thing, I have always believed in the God factor and that is what has kept us going because Nigerians are very sceptical

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