Nollywood actress, Tonto Dike And Olakunle Churchill have called it quits, as they have officially ended their marriage.
The extended family of the Nollywood actress has returned the bride price paid by her estranged husband and father of her son King Andre back to the Churchill’s family.
Tonto and Olakunle’s marriage broke down amidst allegations of domestic violence, drug abuse, among others.
According to reports, Churchill had requested for the bride price he paid on Tonto. This made Churchill’s uncle, Bishop Dare to meet with Tonto Dikeh’s father, Chief Sunny Dikeh in Port Harcourt to collect the bride price.
“King is your son. I am the father of Tonto Dikeh and I am saying that King is your son,” said the actress’ father, adding that “[Olakunle] fulfilled all the requirements traditionally for the marriage [and] accordingly a child came and that child is your own.”
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Churchill Olakunle’s elderly relative represented him at the ceremony, and in his speech, he said “I did all I could to make that this [marriage] worked“, and seeing that his efforts were futile, they had no option than to seek for an annulment.
Churchill’s family signed the agreement confirmed that they received the bride price.
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