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The truth about Governor Adams, Lara Oshiomhole divorce story – Edo govt

Adams Oshiomhole and his wife, Iara Fortes.

Adams Oshiomhole and his wife, Iara Fortes.

‘Edo State Government has refuted reports that the Governor’s wife, Mrs. lara Oshiomhole, had filed for divorce.

In a statement on Friday by the Executive Director, Media and Public Affairs, Governor’s Office, John Mayaki, the government described the reports in the social media as wicked and malicious.

Below is the statement:

“Ordinarily, we would have no need to join issues with the merchants of rumours whose stock-in-trade is to malign public figures but for the need to allay the fears of those who might have been misled by their devious garbage. We are compelled to clear the air before this careless, utterly reckless, unethical and irresponsible journalism (if it can be so described) becomes an epidemic.

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“Which Court of Law was the alleged divorce initiated and to whom was it served? Which country, state, municipal or county, if any, is the Court situated? And when was the action/suit filed? Of course the writers didn’t bother to inform their readers. The truth however is that the answers only exist in the warped imagination of the purveyors of the lies.”

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“The fact is – Mrs. lara Oshiomhole is enjoying her marriage. She NEVER filed for divorce and there is clearly no basis for it. Mrs. Oshiomhole was in her office throughout the week holding meetings and brainstorming how to better the lots of the less-privileged Women and Children in the state through her pet project: “We Care Trust”.

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