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Phyna explains reasons for having two abortions in her early years

She says she had the first abortion at 19, and the next at 24, since her then-boyfriend abused her violently. 

EX-Big brother Naija housemate who won the season 7 episode of the reality show, Phyna has disclosed the reason she had two abortions earlier in life. 

The reality star had admitted to having aborted two pregnancies on Twitter in December 2022.

In an exclusive interview with Punch, Phyna explained her decision to have two pregnancies aborted at ages 19 and 24.

She said “If there are 100 women in Nigeria today, 98 have done abortions. So, no one should judge me. I was in a 12-year relationship then and I was so young. The first abortion was when I was 19; I couldn’t go home to tell my parents that I was pregnant at that age. And the two pregnancies were so early like two to three weeks that I could just use tablets.

"The second was when I was 24, and I had finished serving then. I was ready to keep it but the relationship was getting toxic. He abused me and always beat me up. I said to myself that I couldn’t do this anymore, so I took it out and that was how I ended the relationship."

The reality star has now made it clear that she is willing to cater for the child now that she is financially stable 

“The way I am now, I have money to take care of 10 children. In fact, if my parents were rich at the time of my first pregnancy, I wouldn’t have aborted it. But because I knew I was from a very poor background, we used to eat once a day then, especially in the afternoon and then carry it till the next day. So, keeping the baby then, was no option for me,” she declared.