Husband of Chacha Eke Shares Insights into Living with a Partner Facing Mental Health Challenges
Austin Faani, the spouse of Nollywood actress Chacha Eke, has opened up about his experiences while living with a partner dealing with mental health issues.
It’s widely known that Chacha Eke, a Nollywood actress, is coping with bipolar disorder, which has led to notable incidents on various social media platforms.
Nollywood actress Chacha Eke and her husband, Austin Faani, have shared their perspectives on navigating life with a partner facing mental health challenges.
In a recent interview, Chacha Eke recounted an episode where she experienced a manic episode a few months ago. She revealed how she spent days wandering through the streets, hotels, and beaches of Lagos. She even mentioned using a fake ID to travel by boat to Ghana.
According to Chacha Eke, her ordeal began when she woke up at 3 am one morning and felt unsafe at home. This prompted her to flee to a motor park in Asaba before eventually making her way to Lagos.
Reflecting on his own experiences, Austin Faani described an incident where his wife abruptly woke him up at 1 a.m. by loudly smashing a mirror. He shared that Chacha claimed to see people emerging from the mirror, leading her to break it out of fear.
Austin Faani also revealed that as his wife’s condition deteriorated, he took her for prayer sessions in search of help.