A former wife of Rashidi Yekini, Adeola, has said that many of those who were close to the late Super Eagles star did little to avert his death. Yekini died on Friday.
The Osogbo-based mother of Yekini’s second daughter, Mariam, was at her former husband’s burial ceremony at Ira, Kwara State, on Saturday, and wondered why Yekini’s friends allowed his health to deteriorate without raising an alarm.
She said, “We were married with a daughter but we stayed away from each other after the divorce. Despite the separation, I visited him regularly each time I came to Ibadan before his death. We had arguments but it was because of the way he was living. Click to read the rest...
“I disapproved his decision to live alone in such a big house although I was not trying to come back. He was such a gentle man but people who surrounded him were his enemies. They must have noticed changes in his life but they kept quiet. He was so generous and kind but they paid him back in a poor way.”