Reuben Abati, the journalist and politician, has unveiled
Kikelomo Atanda-Owo, his third wife, on the occasion of her birthday.
It is believed that the couple tied the knot in the year
2020 — although the actual date of their marriage is not known.
In a very lengthy Instagram post on Tuesday, Abati described
Atanda-Owo as a “remarkable, intellectual and elegant” woman.
The 57-year-old journalist hailed his wife for “transforming
my fashion sense since we got married three years ago”.
Abati also praised Atanda-Owo for being his “confidante” and
“the type of woman who brings everything to the table”.
“Happy birthday to my remarkable and intellectually
beautiful wife in her forties, yet defying the aging process,” he wrote.
“You, my wife possess a taste that matches your impeccable
work ethic as a hardworking woman. Your elegance is only outshined by your work
ethic, and I am beyond proud of you.
“The stylist of my heart, you have effortlessly woven your
magic every morning for the past three years. I understand I might owe you for
this fashion transformation, but hey, I am a humble journalist, after all.
“You are not only my life partner but also my confidante.
Even when we find ourselves in a disagreement, I adore how we set it aside to
share stories, gossip, and bond.
“Your kindness, Kiki, knows no bounds. You are the person
closest to me on this planet. True intimacy means someone who knows you, the
good and the bad, yet loves you regardless, and I am grateful for you by my
“Your entrepreneurial skills are nothing short of impressive
with academic decrees in about three disciplines and years of professional
“A no-nonsense demeanor complements your calming look, and
believe me all, no one should be fooled.
“Your numerous awards reflect your outstanding
contributions, but your true worth goes beyond mere accolades.
“You have been the catalyst that reignited my zest back for
life, motivating me more to reach for greater heights. It is not about material
possessions; it is about two souls joining to accomplish more together.
“You are the type of woman who brings everything to the
table-intelligence, value, financial acumen, purpose, wisdom, class, ambition,
and so much more.
“By your nature, you
yearn to assist people, even those who may not deserve your kindness. I pray
you consider being more discerning, as the world can be unkind.
“Do not stop being the remarkable person you are, but choose
carefully who receives your unwavering kindness.
“You stand more successful than your peers. I can only pray
for God’s continued grace to protect you from life’s challenges. May this new
season usher in more blessings and joy.”
Abati was the special adviser on media and publicity to
former President Goodluck Jonathan between 2011 and 2015.
He was also the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) deputy
governorship candidate in Ogun state for the 2019 gubernatorial election.
He is currently the co-anchor of ‘The Morning Show’ on Arise
Atanda-Owo — also known as Kiki — is the chief host of ‘Real
Talk With Kike’, a live TV/radio talk show on Inspiration FM and Silverbird TV.
The TV host also doubles as the CEO of Z-Edge Holdings.
The state of Abati’s first marriage to Iyabo and his second
union to Omolara remains to be seen.
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