Whoever said Love doesn’t give second chances…
Nollywood Actress, Iyabo Ojo has found love again, this time in the arms of an Igbo man and entertainment guru, Paul Okoye.
The actress unveiled her mystery lover as she celebrated her 45th birthday.
Taking to her official Instagram page, Iyabo shared a romantic video compilation showing photos and other shorter clips of them spending romantic moments together with Nigerian singer, Simi’s ‘Complete Me’ as the background song.
She shared the video with the caption,
“My Obim ❤️ Happy 45th Birthday Iysexy. New age, New life, New wins. Cheers to Forever.”
Her beau Paul Okoye also shared a photo ofhimself and Ojo, “Happy Birthday MyEzeNwanyi😇😇❤️❤️❤️ @iyaboojofespris 🎈🎁🎉🎂🎊 We Celebrate you today!!! PartyTime!! PureHeart!! PureBeauty!!!” he wrote.
For those close to Iyabo, it wasn’t a surprise as Toyin Lawani already began to hint at wedding plans;
“#iypaulo hello everyone l’m in Charge of asoebi, if you want to attend pay me 2m i willl steal invites for vou. hbd sis lovya”, Toyin wrote.
Also, the actor’s best friend, Shantiz wrote, “Happy birthday dear best friend , my sister, my blood! You have always been a part of my happiest moments, as well as my gloom ones . I am lucky to have a friend of lifetime with whom I can express my thoughts and share my dreams. On your special day, I hope you can receive the love and care you deserve may God bless your home my sweet of all @iyaboojofespris”.
Meanwhile, a number of their Yoruba and Igbo fans were also pleased with the coming together of both of their tribes in love. See some reactions below:
chiomagoodhair: “OMG FINALLY!!! I’m soo happy you’re happy . You already know how much I love you and I thank God that our paths crossed and you get to be my big sis and I your lil sis for life. Happy birthday to a real one. You are truly cherished! Ezigbo nwanne’m ❤️”
stephaniecoker: “Beautiful. Love is a beautiful thing❤️”
jeffryprettypretty: “This shall be permanent”.
everythingscentandfragrance: “Yoruba and Igbo marriage good combination this is what we want abeg not that one they will be saying why Igbo and why Yoruba, anywhere u find peace Biko stay❤️”
Although they haven’t spelled it out officially, Iyabo Ojo had hinted at a new romance with an Igbo man, a few weeks ago and had promised to unveil him when the time was right.
Iyabo Ojo was once married to a Lagos-based movie marketer. The marriage ended a few years later and with two children from the marriage, Festus Oladunjoye Ojo and Priscilla Ajoke Ojo.