Award winning media personality, Toke Makinwa who got divorced in October 2017 to her long time sweetheart Maje Ayida advices a fan on how she survived her divorce.
It is no news that Toke Makinwa wanted her relationship to work out, this she had said time and time again. She released a book titled, ”on becoming” where she shared how she met her then husband, what transpired between them, baby mama drama and how she evolved, and had the courage to move on.
She was asked by a fan on her instagram how she survived her divorce, ”how did you survive your divorce”, the troubled fan asked with a crying emoji.
The CEO of Toke beauty and luxury replied, stating how she did not always have it good all the time, and some times some days were very gloomy, and that those bad days won’t last forever. In her exact words, ”I took it one day at a time hun, had good days, bad days, the dark cloud won’t last forever, I promise you’ll smile again.
The fan who goes by the name prettyprudy revealed that she’s also going through a divorce and she is not finding it easy, ”I’m going through the same. Feels like the end of the road for me. Toke Makinwa further responded, ”aww tightest hug. It is a dark valley but what doesn’t kill you will only wish it did cos you are reborn, you will rise from it all, I promise..
Baby girl for life as she calls herself, from time to time, gives relationship advice on her YouTube channel, even before she had a divorce with her husband. Leaving the marriage, she advices people who are in a life threatening marriage to leave.
Toke Makinwa left her marriage following series of unpleasant occurrences. On Sunday, June 14th, 2015, it was reported that Mide Ayida impregnated Anita Solomon, his then girlfriend. Toke Makanwin ignored the cheating rumors, but in March 2016, following all the messy infidelity scandal surrounding Maje Ayida and Anita Solomon which resulted in a pregnancy, The radio and Tv host decided she could no longer go on with the marriage anymore.
In November 2016, Toke Makinwa became an author, she released her book ”on becoming”, this book gave a detailed and great insight into her marriage, and what led to what. It was in this book she revealed that she saw all the signs and decided to ignore them, she also revealed that Maje had left her on the altar at least once, she spoke about their numerous counselling sessions, how she had to bleach just to be like Anita Solomon- her ex husband’s mistress. She also disclosed how Maje’s family told her crystal clear that she had not found a husband in Maje, but she still decided to ignore.
The release of ”on becoming” was met with a lot of controversies. On February 2017, Maje Ayida filled a 100 million Naira lawsuit against Toke Makinwa for defamation of character. On Thursday, 5th of October, the Union between Toke Makinwa and Maje Ayida was dissolved at Igbosere High Court, citing Maje’s adulterous lifestyle as the major reason for the dissolution of the Marriage.