BBNaija: Uriel Oputa – “I am being pressurised to get married”

By Obiajulu Chiagoziem

Uriel Ngozi Oputa a fast rising Nigerian music artist and a former BBnaija reality TV housemate, has revealed how she’s being pressured to get married.

She took to her Instagram page to reveal that there is a constant reminder for her to get married, while sharing her worries that no matter how successful and wealthy a woman might to be, that she’ll never be regarded as successful except she’s married.

“It’s so sad that no matter what women achieve in this life it is not until you are married. I post a food video which is helping thousands of people and you comment go and marry,” she wrote.

“What if I don’t want to marry? Does that make me a witch? I don’t wake up every day and say Holy ghost that husband. My prayer is ‘Father Lord bring to me the man I need not want’ Bring to me a man who will not mess up my positive aura.”

“I’m very careful with who I allow into my life. Because they could be the beginning of your downfall. I find hope and solace in faith and a damn good body. Abeg.”

Uriel was born on January 24, 1988, in England. She is an actress, music artist and reality TV star of the popular BBnaija show, 2018 edition.

She came into limelight after her appearance on Top Actor Africa and was the first Nigerian contestant to be eliminated.

Uriel spent most of her younger years in the UK. She graduated from the Bedfordshire University with a degree in creative writing.

As an entrepreneur, Uriel is also a hair extension and wig enthusiast. She also runs a food related website.