Nigerian musician, Abolore Akande, popularly known as 9ice, on Saturday admitted that "one thing that has been failing is my marriage" while apologising to Nigerians and his wife, Olasukanmi Akande, for cheating on her.
9ice had been first married to Antoinette Payne, popularly known Toni Payne, and subsequently wedded Adetola Anifalaje whom he divorced.
The apology from 9ice follows a viral video posted by Gistlover Blog which showed him in a compromising position with another woman.
He was seen in the video hugging and kissing the unidentified woman while he jokingly calls her his wife.
The musician, in a video on Saturday, said he had made a terrible mistake, pleading with Nigerians to assist him beg his wife whom he married about a year ago.
He said: “I have done something so shameful, terrible and it is costing me my family and the most important thing to me right now is my family. That 9ice that you always see and appreciate is because I have a backbone which is my wife, Olasukanmi Akande. And because of this terrible thing I have done, it is costing me a whole lot.
“I apologise for what I have done and I need you guys to help me beg my wife. She is my backbone. That 9ice you always see, that strives, that brings out the best in our culture and tradition is because I have a backbone. I apologise for my wrongdoing and I need you guys to help me beg my wife.
“One thing that has been failing is my marriage but I want this one to work. Please, please help me beg my wife. Save this marriage for me.”