“Yes, because I wanted to face my job. Before I got the NTA job, I had heard that their men like women. So when he came and was toasting me, I told him I was not there for that; I was adamant, I never thought we could become husband and wife but for his perseverance. The resistance against his toasting was for like four years before I agreed but we did not court for long as we knew each other very well.
We were very close in the newsroom but not as boyfriend and girlfriend. The toasting was so long, sometimes he would come back again after being silent for six months and say, ‘Are you ready to marry me now?’……”.
These were the words of Mrs. Yemisi Smart Adeyemi, when she was asked how she accepted the love advances of ‘the senator of the masses’, Senator Smart Adeyemi.
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