Vanguard (Lagos)

12 January 2013

Nigeria: Bisi Komolafe's Property Tears Fiancé, Family Apart

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Bisi Komolafe

A week after the remains of Nollywood actress, Bisi Komolafe was laid to rest amid tears in Ibadan, Oyo State, her fiancé, Tunde Ijadola and members of her family are already on war path over the deceased's property.

This development was made public during the week when Tunde cried out, saying "I don't think it is a proper thing for family members to be fighting me for Bisi's property less than 24hours after her death when we should be mourning her."

Ijadola reacted to the accusations levelled against him that he was not ready to release any of the deceased's property to them.

According to him, "You will recall that after Bisi Komolafe's burial, her family not only claimed that I was responsible for her death, but also ordered me to vacate her apartment and return her vehicle to them.

Complying with the instruction, Tunde stated that "I am sending the Honda Pilot back to them, sad enough, Bisi's parents do not have issues with me but her extended family members. Please note I have given them time and place to pick the car."

"On the accusation that he went back to pack Bisi's properties, he said, "I came back to Nigeria on October 24, 2012. Bisi and I left the Ikorodu flat on October 26, 2012 and until now, I have never stepped into the Ikorodu apartment which I rented for her. I'm shocked by what I am hearing. Bisi was living in Ajao Estate before I rented the Ikorodu apartment for her."

Tunde also cleared the air on the accusation that he had been hiding Bisi from people.

He said "I had to change Bisi's numbers because she needed rest, when she was ill people kept calling her for work. It is sad that Bisi died the way she did. One of the main issues between me and her family was the fact that when Bisi's sickness dragged on, I went spiritual to save her. We were told that her problems were spiritual but her family wouldn't allow us to take her for spiritual care."

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