Estranged husband of Nollywood actress, Lanre Gentry, yesterday said he once deposited over N9million for Mercy Aigbe’s birthday. Speaking in an online portal, BON, Gentry said: ”I worshipped her and I have deposited N8m at Benefit Motors to buy her a N16million Range Rover Evoque for her 40th birthday. I have also paid N1.2m for a hall opposite Sheraton Hotel to celebrate her big, but she has her eyes on other things”. However, Aigbe has refuted the claims made by Gentry.
Meanwhile, The commissioner, who insisted that the state government was taking up the matter to serve as deterrent to others, said Lagos men should not beat their wives or else they would be prosecuted by the government. She said: “As for Mercy Aigbe’s husband, it is very bad. We are taking the matter up. It is going to be state against him. And other men, who beat their wives, we will stand against them.” (NewTelegraph)