June 16, (THEWILL)- Popular media personality, Denrele Edun, has opened up on how his sister, who is a teacher, was recently sacked from her work place after she was discovered to be related to him.
Denrele, made this known in a recent interview with popular media personality, Chude Jideonwo, and stated that he felt bad knowing that his name could ruin his sister’s life.
He also disclosed that his sister was sacked by the school over fears of losing their students if their parents discovered that one of their teachers was related to him.
He said: “My sister recently lost her job because her employer found out she’s related to me.
“This happened in a primary school. The Head Teacher called her to relieve her of her job with the reason that if parents find out that Denrele is her brother they will withdraw their wards from the school and this is something they cannot risk.
“When she called me to tell me, I was saddened.Her knowledge, skills and competencies were not in question.
“I felt so bad knowing that my name would ruin things for her. And so, sometimes, she denies knowing me.”