How I was raped five times by armed robber, others — Nollywood star

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Popular actress and filmmaker, Iyabo Ojo, has described how she was raped as a married woman by an armed robber stormed their together gang in Ikeja, Lagos.

Speaking about her experiences on her YouTube Channel series, “Bare All I.Y”, the actress said, “The other one happened after I got married my and had my kids. Then, we moved Ikeja. I was raped by one of the armed robbers came our . is easy talk about . No matter how much you talk about , you have to realise is painful. But, you are alone.”

The actress also revealed when she was much younger, she was also raped by a friend to her first boyfriend. Recounting the incident, she said, “I was raped by a neighbour, happened to be a friend to my first boyfriend. I was almost 18 at the and had gone to visit my family in the Obanikoro area of Lagos when he offered to drop me on my way back to Ikeja where I was then living my aunt.

“Along the way, he asked if he could show me (as he had also moved out of Obanikoro), and I agreed because I did envisage he could hurt me.

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

Ojo stated that she decided not to tell her ex-boyfriend about the incident for fear that he could hurt the neighbour.

She said, “I cried my heart out. Then, I pondered about telling my ex-boyfriend. My ex-boyfriend was a bad boy and I would not say I liked all the bad things he did. So, I decided not to tell him because they might him or do something terrible to him if I did. I did not want that because I didn’t want blood on my hands.”

The actress also added that she was raped for the first at the age of 14. According to her, was done by a ‘non-family ’ when she was staying in her aunty’s house. She said she could not speak out about because was considered a taboo back then.

However, Ojo maintained that she would not talk about the last experience.

(Sunday PUNCH)