Babatunde Okungbowa popularly known as OJB Jezreel might never have wanted to be remembered with this scandal, however his brothers might just dim it better to wash their dirty linear in the public.
The deceased’s property located on Gbaja street, Surulere, Lagos has been causing a lot of ripples recently. At first it was a rumor that late musician’s father wanted his first wife and kids to leave the house, then sources revealed it was OJB’s elder brothers who were responsible for wanting to the musician’s wife and kids to vacate the house.
The house is a four-bedroom bungalow, a duplex and a shop.
However it was further revealed that OJB foresaw this kind of troubles after his death and that was why he had concluded to sell the property himself before he died but the Monday morning that the buyer was supposed to come and pay Fifty Million Naira for the house was the day he died.
An exclusive report by Thenetng dated June 14, 2016 partly reads, ‘OJB had finalised plans to sell his Surulere residence for N50m today to a commercial bank (name withheld).. As a matter of fact he would have sold the house about three weeks back but a document was missing. Now we have the document and they were supposed to come and make the payment at 4pm today but Baba don die’.
OJB passed away on June 14, 2016 following a prolonged battle with kidney ailment just a few days before his 50th birthday. The Delta-born producer, was married to three wives with whom he had eight beautiful kids.
Now, reports reveal court documents showing that late OJB’s elder brother Albert Okungbowa has sued OJB’s first wife over the disputed 5-bedroom property.
According to case (MCY/463/2018) filed at the Magistrate Court, Yaba, OJB’s first wife, Mabel Okungbowa is to appear in court on Tuesday 27th February 2018 at 9am.