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Maria Okan, Olamide’s estranged baby mama, denies claim she was paid to terminate pregnancy

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Maria Okan, Olamide's estranged baby mama, denies claim she was paid to terminate pregnancy

Former Nigerian actress and BBC presenter, Maria Okan has denied claims that she was paid money to terminate her pregnancy for singer and record executive, Olamide Adedeji who is better known as Olamide Baddo.

She made this known via her Twitter page on Tuesday, September 6, 2022.

“Good morning I was never OFFERED, I never ASKED, nor did I RECEIVE money to murder a child. I heard that story for the 1st time when you all did – when I was 8 months You say I made the wrong choice to carry life, and I should’ve opted for murder? Pele. I love motherhood,” she tweeted.

She continued, “At the time those nonsense stories came out, I chose to focus on delivering my child since I had a high-risk pregnancy and a fibroid that practically exploded a few months in. But as she is safe and sound now, there’s no pressure. We thank God.”

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“And for the record, no one gave me any stinking money for an abortion. As a mother, when you carry a child and deliver her by the Grace of God, you will know how insulting this is and has been.”

Okan’s tweets came hours after she had shared a post on IG recounting how she realised she was going to raise her baby alone months into the pregnancy.

“This is the story of a lady who relocated to the UK from Nigeria pregnant with her first child. Halfway through her pregnancy, she realised she would have to raise the child alone,” she wrote.

Watch the video below.

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Okan’s pregnancy broke the internet back in 2019 and the buzz was massive.

The MTV Shuga actress had entered into a romantic relationship with Olamide with the belief that he was single and separated from his baby mama.

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