British-Ghanaian singer, Lola Rae, has given
a response to Pastor Enoch Adeboye’s
submission concerning women who have
poor culinary skills.
Adeboye, during the Redeemed Christian Church
of God (RCCG) convention held in August 2016,
advised men not to marry a woman without an
ability to prepare good meals.
R&B singer, Banky W, refused to join the
bandwagon of people who share in the clergy’s
position when he stated in an interview on Ebony
TV that he does not mind cooking for his wife.
Rae, in an interview published by Punch News’
Sunday Scoop on August 14, 2016, has taken a
similar angle to that of Banky’s when she stated
that cooking for a man is not compulsory.
It should be done only if there is an opportunity
to do so.
“Yes, I was brought up in a home where my mum
cooked for my dad every single day, but she was
“My thought is if you have the time, it is okay to
cook for your husband, but in a situation where
you are a career woman and don’t have the time
to cook, there are ways you can go about it.”
“You can hire someone to do the cooking for you
or cook in bulk on weekends and store in the
freezer”, she said.
Concerning her opinion about Adeboye’s
comments, the singer observed that everyone is
entitled to an opinion which should not
necessarily determine how others live.
“I think it is his opinion and he is entitled to his
opinion and if that’s what he feels like the Lord is
telling him, then that’s his own message but if
there are other people who feel they don’t want
their wives to do that and want their wives to
support them and that’s what they feel it is their
story, then that should happen. I feel that’s his
Lola Rae has had a steady and gradual growth to
In November 2012, the singer released her debut
single titled ‘Watch my ting go’ and then a
follow-up song titled ‘High’ which brought her
She has featured on songs with many established
musicians such as Congolese singer, Awilo
Longomba, Sarkodie, Mi Casa, Tiwa Savage and