2. Her father was Chief L. A. Ogbara and the Ogbaras are a prominent and wealthy family in Lagos. Her father had eight wives and 52 children in his lifetime (now left with 46). Her mother was his first wife.
“It was a happy childhood, I enjoyed growing up. I learnt a lot with my guardian (Mrs. Coker), which was a totally different set-up to my mums. She taught us etiquette, how to sit at a table, went through our homework with us and it was from there actually that I left for England at 7.”