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"Three of my five wives have left me; planning to marry my cousin" - Bukom Banku

Marriages are often hoped to last forever, however, three of Ghanaian boxer, Braimah Isaac Kamoko, popularly known as Bukom Banku’s wives, have exited their union.

The popular boxer made the revelation while speaking in an interview on Ayekoo Ayekoo, with Akua Sonto, on Accra 100.5 FM.

According to Bukom Banku three of his five wives have left the union, referring to their exit as a “gradual process.”

Responding to a question about why the three women left, Bukom Banku said “it’s a long [story].”

He added; “I’m a fine boy… women love me. If you love me, I’ll love you. Love the person who loves you, and forget your haters and enemies. Love the person who loves you, and forget your enemies. Don’t love your enemies.”

While Bukom Banku had in previous interviews revealed he physically abuses his wives, the boxer explained that was not the reason they left as he had long stopped the habit, referring to it as “foolishness” that “is not good for me”.

He however, shared that although the wives  “did nothing bad to me, they were not respectful. If you don’t respect me, I’ll write you off.”

It was also revealed in the interview that Bukom Banku has extra marital affairs, and is now in a relationship with his cousin, Martha whom he calls “light soup,”

Martha is Bukom Banku’s “grandmother’s younger sibling is her grandmother.”

Bukom Banku asserted that his relationship with Martha has not being welcomed by the family, however, they’re in love and is not paying attention to the naysayers.

“We knew we were cousins all along. We loved each other. Don’t mind anybody. The family opposed us but we didn’t listen to them. We will marry,” he said.


Credit: Ameyaw Debrah



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