The quick previous Delta State’s Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Peter Mrakpor, has divorced his spouse, Joan Onyeamachi Mrakpor.
Joan Onyeamachi Mrakpor, a former Delta State home of Assembly and former House of Representatives member and the ex-Attorney General, Peter Mrakpor, had legalised their marriage in 2010.
SaharaReporters gathered that the wedding produced triplets (all ladies), whereas two kids, a boy and a woman, earlier had by Joan Onyeamachi Mrakpor, who’s the present Director General, (DG), Delta State Capital Territory Development Agency, had been adopted by Mrakpor as his personal kids.
SaharaReporters learnt that the couple’s breakup was linked to the 2023 governorship election the place the previous Attorney-General who hails from Delta Central senatorial district of the state is alleged to be eyeing the governor’s seat whereas his estranged spouse who hails from Delta North senatorial district is alleged to be eyeing the deputy governor’s place.
Sources near the divorced couple nonetheless disclosed that, the estranged spouse had allegedly warned her ex-husband, Mrakpor, to drop his governorship ambition.
Confirming the divorce, in an announcement signed by Akpovoke Otiti, Media Assistant to Peter Mrakpor, the ex-commissioner acknowledged that his marriage with Joan broke down in July 2020 as a result of what he described as “Irreconcilable behavioural patterns”.
According to Mrakpor, he had instructed his solicitor to begin authorized proceedings to formally dissolve the mentioned failed marriage.
“It is pertinent to state that the marriage between Dr. Peter Adogbejire Mrakpor (SAN) and Honourable Joan Onyeamachi Mrakpor (nee Ugbah) broke down finally in July 2020 due to irreconcilable behavioural patterns.”
Peter Mrakpor debunked social media stories, alleging that he had a bootleg affair with the sister of his estranged spouse which produced a toddler, describing the allegations as “false, satanic and a calculated attempt to destroy my hard-earned reputation.”
“My attention has been drawn to publications on Facebook and other social media platforms about a purported pregnancy/child delivery for me by a member of the Ugbah family of Ubulu-Uku, Delta State, alleged to be a sister to Hon. Joan Onyeamachi Mrakpor (nee Ugbah).
“The allegation is complete false; no individual is pregnant for me or has a toddler for me as falsely alleged by a determined group of disgruntled politicians and enemies. I’ve instructed my solicitors to begin authorized proceedings in opposition to any additional publications about such evil allegation,” Mrakpor acknowledged.