Two years after Nigerian track and field athlete, Blessing Okagbare, tied the knots with her husband, her husband, Igho Otegheri, she has revealed that they will raise a family when God’s time pleases.
Meeting my husband
I had known him for many years before I left Nigeria and we have been married for two years. We plan to start a family, when we are ready and in God’s time. He is the definition of a true gentleman and I would never ask for a better person. If you get to meet him, you will realise that he is a man of very few words. I had to let go of certain traits when I met him. He is a God-fearing person and this is an uncommon trait in a lot of men today. He contributes to the advancement of my career in several ways. Now I have a shoulder to cry on. That’s a good thing about having a partner; it’s not just about love. You need someone who will stand for you and support you all the way.
Why I married a sportsman
I would have married someone outside sports if he met the requirements that God had set for my future husband. I had a lot of suitors but my husband was different.
How I cope with sexual harassment
I am smart and cautious. I am also of the opinion that if you don’t lean towards something, it will not come to you. Every female athlete can ward off sexual harassment if they mean to. I don’t understand why a married man will not be satisfied with his wife. Sexual harassment is very wrong but at the same time, I feel both parties have to actually agree for it to occur.