Armed robbers, others raped me five times — Iyabo Ojo


Yoruba genre of Nollywood actress, Iyabo Ojo, has told of how she was raped on five occasions by armed robbers and her ex-boyfriend’s pal.

The thespian made the disclosure on her YouTube Channel series, Bare it All with I.Y saying on one of the occasions she was married with kids when an armed robber stormed their residence and had carnal knowledge of her.

According to her, “The other one happened after I got married to my husband and had my kids. Then, we moved to Ikeja. I was raped by one of the armed robbers who came to our house. It is not easy to talk about rape. No matter how much you talk about it, you have to realise that it is painful. But, you are not alone.”

Continued, “I was raped by a former neighbour, who happened to be a friend to my first boyfriend. I was almost 18 at the time and had gone to visit my family members in the Obanikoro area of Lagos when he offered to drop me off on my way back to Ikeja where I was then living with my aunt.

“Along the way, he asked if he could show me his house (as he had also moved out of Obanikoro), and I agreed because I did not envisage that he could hurt me.

“However, on getting to his house, he raped me after several efforts to stop him proved abortive.”

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