Man Abroad Laments As Wife Squanders GH₵148k He Sent For Land: "I Deprived Myself Luxury"

Man Abroad Laments As Wife Squanders GH₵148k He Sent For Land: "I Deprived Myself Luxury"

  • A Nigerian man abroad has narrated how his wife squandered N10 million (GH₵148k) meant for the purchase of plots of land
  • Disappointed by his wife's action, the man said he sent money to his younger brother to acquire three plots of land
  • The man also shared his wife's reaction after she found out he sent his younger brother another money for land

A Nigerian man in the diaspora has opened up about how his wife spent N10 million he sent her to acquire two plots of land.

A Facebook user, Kelvin Onovo, who shared the man's story, said he received it in his DM.

Wife, squandered N10m, Nigerian man abroad, plots of land
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According to Kelvin's story, the man, whose identity was not disclosed, subsequently sent his younger brother money to purchase three plots of land, and he came through for him.

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Wife revolts against husband's decision

Kelvin narrated that the man's wife found out about the ongoing building project being handled by his younger brother and vowed not to move into the house when completed.

She said it was an insult to her that his sibling was in charge of her husband's money while she was alive.

Kelvin added that the man said he would take another wife if she failed to move in with him upon completion of the house.

The story on Facebook went thus:

"I Read your post about being abroad and sending money to family to get properties. Mine was my dear wife, the first 10m I sent to secure 2 plots of land went down the drain...
"Subsequently, I had to start sending to my younger bro who I knew was to be trusted with funds and truly, he didn't disappoint... Got 3 plots of land and started off something on one but my dear wife told me she won't move into the house when completed as it was an insult to her as a wife for my bro.

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"To be the one incharge of "her husband's money" when she's still alive. Bro, if after that house is completed and my wife doesn't move in. lam taking another wife ASAP. I deprive myself luxury here just to get them a place to call theirs but see her actions."

People shared their thoughts on the story

The story sparked a debate among internet users, with many bashing the woman.

William A Mentus said:

"You give her the power to say that. If you had question her, to give detailed if your 10M or you end the marriage and she beg and beg. All this won't have been happening, Amen."

Ezekiel Paul said:

"You still addressing her as your wife sounds silly to me. Isn’t it obvious she doesn’t share in your vision? Your plans ain’t to her cos she has hers going on secretly.
"Only God knows what she’s been down to with some dudes in d hood while you’re away. Yeah I’m judgemental like that."

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Jennifer Edmond said:

"If she doesn't want to live there,drag her to the house. She supposed to be feeling remorseful but instead stubbornness still dey her head."

Chioma Ethel Ugwuja said:

"What on earth did someone used 10m for without any good explanation?"

Anita Chidera Harddõllãr said:

"I actually cannot support you because I've not heard her side of the story...
"And her spending 10M that way is quiet too out of context, but you, when you married her, you should have known she's a spender and would have known how to manage her spending habits.
"But I can't still judge or support you, till her side of the story is heard."

Two Ghanaians arrested for allegedly defrauding an American man of $1.2 million

In a related report, two individuals have been accused of defrauding an American of $1,205,000 by false pretence.

The two had allegedly promised to supply the victim with seven 20-footer containers of money.

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The suspects are facing charges of conspiracy to commit fraud and defrauding under false pretences.

Ghanaian in Switzerland narrates how his family in Ghana duped him

Meanwhile, previously reported that Adu Agyei, a Ghanaian living in Switzerland for nearly three decades, attempted to acquire properties back home.

The man narrated that his uncle and cousin duped him of over $3,000, and his brother squandered the proceeds from his car business.

He said the financial issues got him depressed to the point that he would burst out laughing for no reason at work.

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