Popular Nollywood Actress, Iyabo Ojo, has made a shocking revelation.
The actress opened up on her experience with as a victim of rape and survivor in a recent episode of her YouTube page, where she recounted how she was rapped 5 times including by raped by an armed robber in her husband’s house in Lagos.
She said she had keep this from the public because of fear of criticisms.
Ojo said: “I know a lot of ladies who have been through what I have been through and I feel it is time for me to talk to them and make them understand that it is okay to talk about it.
“To let them know that it is not okay to be in the situation but when you find yourself in that situation….
“Like I said, yes I have been raped before. Not once but five times. And trust me when I say it wasn’t easy. The first time I was raped, I was 14.
“It happened at my aunt’s house (not a family member). I didn’t want to talk about it because then it was a big taboo to talk about it (being raped).
“I felt I would be blamed for everything that happened. I opened the door and allowed the person come in. But I didn’t know it was going to happen at the end of the day.
“But when it did, I was afraid because the person had threatened and begged me. And I felt it was going to cause a whole lot of drama so I kept it to myself,” she added.