Ace Nigerian comedian, Bright Okpocha, popularly known as Basketmouth and his wife, Elsie Okpocha decided to put an end to their 12-year-old marriage with three kids.
The shocking revelation was made in a statement released by Basketmouth on his Instagram page.
He stated the basis of their separation as an ‘unavoidable situation’, and beckoned the public to respect their privacy as they navigate through these times.
He also stated despite going their separate ways, they will still work together to raise their three beautiful children.
In his words,
“As much as it pains me to bring my personal life to the public space, this is an unavoidable situation.
After much deliberation, my wife and I have made the difficult decision to end our marriage.
As we move forward separately, we will continue to work together to give our beautiful children all the care, love, guidance and support they need.
We humbly ask that you respect our privacy as we navigate through these times
Basketmouth and Elsie got married in 2010.