In a heartwarming celebration of love and new beginnings, veteran Nigerian singer Salawa Abeni revealed her third husband, Rasheed Adahunse, the comptroller and commandant of the Customs Training College. The announcement, made on his birthday, marks a joyous occasion for the 62-year-old Waka Queen.
Taking to her Instagram page, Salawa Abeni shared a video of herself performing at the event, extending heartfelt congratulations to Rasheed Adahunse on both his retirement and birthday celebration. The singer expressed her joy at being part of this significant moment in her husband’s life.
During her speech at the event, Salawa Abeni affectionately described Rasheed Adahunse as her dearest husband of four years. The veteran singer emphasized that in this union, she has not chosen wrongly, emphasizing the enduring power of love.
In her address, the 62-year-old songstress highlighted the belief that love conquers all. Salawa Abeni’s choice to celebrate her husband’s retirement and birthday in a public forum signifies the strength and depth of the bond they share.
“I don’t have much words to utter, let me thank God. I will just say a bit about Alhaji Abdulrasheed Agbolade, my dearest husband.
“You are retired but not tired, I pray that as God joined us together as husband and wife four years ago, you will live long and have abundance.
“I saw you then as a complete ‘English’ man, you saw me as a musician. But love conquered all. I have not chosen wrongly. From today, call me Abeni Idunu Ishola,” She added.
This marks Salawa Abeni’s third marriage, with a storied romantic history. Her first marriage was to Lateef Adepoju, the owner of Leader Records, where she was signed. Their union produced two children but ended in 1986 when Salawa left the record label.
Following her departure from Leader Records, Salawa Abeni entered into a second marriage with fellow musician Kollington Ayinla. The union lasted until 1994, and they also welcomed children together. Now, with the revelation of her third husband, Rasheed Adahunse, Salawa Abeni continues to embrace love and new chapters in her life.
Salawa Abeni’s public announcement of her third husband, Rasheed Adahunse, is a celebration of love, companionship, and the enduring spirit of romance. As she affirms the triumph of love over time, we join in extending our heartfelt congratulations to the couple on this joyous occasion. May their journey together be filled with continued love, happiness, and beautiful melodies.