A heavily pregnant widow, Tosin Olumogba has accused members of her husband’s family of sending her out of her matrimonial family following the death of her husband late last year.
The 24-year-old woman was seen with her two children yesterday in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital roaming the streets and brought to journalists by a good Samaritan.
Narrating her ordeals to journalists, she said life has been so miserable for her and the children since December 2, 2015 when her husband, commercial motorcycle operator died in an accident.
Tosin who gave the name of her late husband, as Lere Olorunfemi, a native of Ikere Ekiti from
Yahaya Family(Italoke Oke-Ikere) said she has been on the streets since January 2016, sleeping in and around the market stalls with her two kids.
Describing the relationship between her late husband and his extended family members as not too rosy while he was alive, she fingered one Afuye Olorunfemi, an elder brother of her husband as the person who sent her, two children and her unborn baby out of her matrimonial home.
She alleged that Afuye sent her out of the family house because her father did not commiserate with the deceased family after the demise of their son and failed to turn up for his burial.
“Since January this year I have been sleeping in front of a lock-up shop inside the Oja Oba market. I go about begging for alms to feed myself and my two children. Every morning I do buy sachet water to wash our face, feets and hands. We have not taking bath since January.” Tosin lamented with tears flowing down her cheek.
The mother of two who is an indigene of Akure, Ondo State disclosed that she lost her mother some years but still has a father who lives at Oke-Ijebu area in Akure.
The woman who claimed not to have phone contacts of any of her family members said she will be able to locate her family house in Akure if she has the opportunity of going there.
On how she met her deceased husband, the young woman who is carrying an 8months pregnancy said they met in Ikere-Ekiti while working as a sales girl in a provision store in the town.
She claimed she has been learning tailoring and her husband had planned to get her a shop immediately she concludes learning the work by June this year, “but unfortunately death never allow the dream to come to pass”.
Leadershipng reports she had her first child Precious (6), after her deceased husband went to pay her dowry and later gave birth to the female child, Ayomide (3). She expressed regret that her two children had stopped attending their private primary school in Ikere after the death of their father.