Nigerian singer Teniola Apata popularly known as Teni is opening up more about her polygamous upbringing. During an interview with Zero Conditions podcast, Teni spoke about how it was being raised in a polygamous home, and explained why even in a next life, she'd still want to be raised in such a home. Here's what Teni said.
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Speaking about growing up in a polygamous family and why she'll still want to do it in a next life, Teni said:
TENI: I grew up in a polygamous family with a lot of people so you cannot come and be doing rubbish. I was very protected, I was very loved, and I was very well taken care of. 10 children, 3 wives. Big salute to my bloodline. I'm close to all my siblings, but there's levels of closeness.
I don't know any other way, it is boring. If I come back to this life again, I want to come back to the same family. How can I be in a house with one mother, one father? Ah ah, then all of us will now be sitting down there. Ah ah. There's no chaos. In my house there is love, but we change it oh! Cuz ah, the person wey born us dey crase sha. Do you know what it is to hear gunshots and be going to where the gunshots are? That's not normal. My father was very wise. It was like he planned his future, and then he planned his death. So before he died, his wives knew about everything. He taught them everything, in fact, one of my mother knows how to shoot. He taught them how to be and when he passed, they used the skill. That's how our family was still able to be in tact even after my dad passed.
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