- Edith Efua Chidi, ex-wife of Fred Chidi, a former news editor of Joy and Citi FM, has shared photos and a story of abuse
- According to her, Fred constantly abused her but she refused to report him because she believed she could change him
- She however gathered courage and reported the case to the Atomic Police Station and later initiated divorce proceedings
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YEN.com.gh has learned that Fred Chidi, a former news editor of Joy FM and Citi FM, abused his wife, Edith Efua Chidi.
Information available suggests that Edith described her husband as a “two-faced tomcat, who treated me well when there were people around and switched off into an abusive monster once the cameras are off.”
Sharing the details of the story of her abuse on her blog, efuachidi.wordpress.com, she added she lived in fear of constant beating anytime she complained of items missing in the house.
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According to her, he used to be “the best drug ever. The high of being with him was intoxicating. Nervous butterflies were on a rampage in my stomach, which did a bit of a flip every time I saw him.”
Per a report by pulse.com.gh she added that she soon realized she was in an abusive relationship which deprived her of happiness and self-respect.
Edith went on to say that Fred had a lover who played an active role in her torment and abuse.
She, however, thought she could help him change and become a better man but he repaid her with scorn, hatred, lies and permanent scars.
Edith added that even though she was constantly left with a swollen face after rounds of beating, she never gathered courage to take legal action against him.
This, she explained, is because she felt so little and doubted her capabilities but she still refused to give up.
She once recalled a time at the Tamale Teaching Hospital where she went with split lips. Edith maintained she tripped and fell even after the doctor advised her to report to the police.
Edith finally gathered courage to file a report at the Atomic Police Station, citing domestic abuse. She then divorced Fred and is now an advocate for ending violence against women and co-convener for the CSOs, Cluster on Decentralization and Participation.
YEN.com.gh has gathered that Fred is meanwhile unavailable to share his side of the story and efforts are being made to verify claims of abuse made at the police station.
In other news, Information available to YEN.com.gh shows that Prophet Nigel Gaisie has released a list of possible events in the year 2020.
A list of over 20 prophecies has gone viral on social media on a page associated with the founder and leader of the Prophetic Hill Chapel, Nigel Gaisie.
Amongst the prophecies are predictions about the possible manipulation of the Togolese political system by the sitting president, Faure Eyadema.
Prophet Gaisie also indicated that the Lord has rejected the government of President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
As a result, he went on, there is a possible return of former president John Dramani Mahama with a 52.1% win in the 2020 general elections.
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