VIDEO: My family forced me into marriage as they’re polygamous – Patience Ozokwor

Veteran Nigerian actress, Patience Ozokwor popularly known as Mama Gee has revealed how she was forced into marriage by her family in an interview.

Mama Gee revealed that, she begun having the marriage pressure from family after their neighbour’s daughter got married.

During those days we didn’t decide who we marry. Anyone, even a cousin can arrange marriage. When your parents give consent to it, its done.

She further indicated the “polygamousity” of her family and as such everything was dictated to you.

Patience Ozokwor was born on March 25, 1958 in Ngwo, Enugu State and later moved to Lagos. She got married at the age of 19 in an arranged marriage with a polygamous family reason. 

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