Nigerian music star, Harrison Tare Okiri, popularly known as Harrysong, has said marriage as an institution is not meant for people that are wise, rich or educated.
The ‘Reggae Blues’ hit maker made the statement amid the marital crisis between Davido’s logistics manager, Isreal Afeare (DMW) and his wife, Sheila.
He also said that righteous people and highly intelligent fall into the category of those that will most likely not stay married.
Harrysong took to his Instagram page, and noted that wealth, education as well as wisdom can’t stop a marriage from hitting the rocks.
He emphasised the the complexity of marriage, explaining that the key qualities for a successful union are humility, selflessness, patience and the ability to serve one’s partner.
He wrote; “Marriage is not for the wise, not for the educated nor for the rich. Not for the righteous and the over-sabis.
Because none of these can keep you married. If you can’t be humble, selfless, tolerant, patient, accommodate and serve humanity. That your partner is humanity, you cannot humbly serve him or her? Don’t get married (Generation of pride, selfishness and over sabi.”