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“My New Wife Is Humble And She Understands My Weaknesses” – Adams Oshiomhole



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by Zenith Oduah

Governor Adams Oshiomhole remarried yesterday Iara Fortes, a lawyer by profession and top model from the Cape Verde Islands. This is coming about 5 years after the painful death of his first wife, Clara Oshiomhole,who lost the battle to cancer. At the event were Oshiomhole’s children Steve, Adams, Jane and 2 of his grandchildren, and eminent Nigerians.

Fielding question form newsmen, Oshiomhole who pulled both PDP and APC leaders to his wedding, said it shows that despite political differences, Nigerians remains one. He described his wife as very “ understanding, caring and a loving lady and also expressed joy with his family for the support given to him to remarry. This is something that one is happy about. I am also happy that I have friends across all political divide. The occasion reminds me that across all divides, we have friends and well-wishers.”

Describing his wife, Oshiomhole said: “She is very humble, she appreciates the nature of my job and life that I return home late, some times 3am. She understands my weaknesses, she is more or less the mother of the house, the one that has accepted to be the mother of my children. I am happy that all my children are at home with her and accept her as their mother even though she is not old enough to be their mother. She has accepted to fill that gap.”

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