My father disowned me multiple times – Seyi Awolowo opens up

Former Big Brother Naija housemate Seyi Awolowo has disclosed challenges he faced growing up, whilst highlighting the complex family dynamics he navigated.


Seyi, grandson of the late nationalist Obafemi Awolowo, during a recent Interview with media personality Chude Jideonwo said he was disowned by his father multiple times.

“My dad disowned me a couple of times. Not just me, a couple of us,” he said.

The reality star added that his father married three wives, kept detailed files on each child.

“My dad married more than one wife. He married three wives,” Seyi revealed, adding that his father wrote letters to cut off his children, reducing their identities to mere names on a list.

“We all have files. As of right now, your name is just Seyi, full stop,” he said.

Asked if he considered this treatment abusive, Seyi affirmed, “Yes.”

He also shared a more positive chapter of his life, detailing how he met his wife at a wedding through mutual friends and got married in 2020.

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