Sunday, 22 November 2015

Court Dissolves Marriage Over Wife’s Pride, Sex reports that an Ile-Ife customary court in Osun State has dissolved the six-year-old marriage between one Sunday Adelakun and his wife, Rasidat, over fornication and pride.

 Chief Abioye Olatunbosun, the President of the Court, in his judgement, dissolved the marriage, but ordered that the dowry should not be refunded, even as he awarded the custody of the two children to the defendant and advised her to take them to government hospital whenever any of them fell sick.

Also, the court ordered that the plaintiff to pay N3, 000 every month per child for the children’s upkeep and take full responsibility for their education, as well as advised both parties to give peace a chance and desist from causing trouble henceforth.

The husband, recalled, had on November 2, implored the court to dissolve the union for alleged fornication, uncooperative attitude, pride and constant fighting.

He equally told the court that they got married in 2009 and the marriage was blessed with two children, namely Seyi Adelakun, 5, and Imole Adelakun, 11 months.

“My wife is fond of fornication, giving me no rest of mind since we got married and has no respect for me and my family.

“I am tired of her, there was a time her boyfriend attacked me. He would have killed me, if not God, to the extent that I was hospitalised.

“If I delay the divorce, she would eventually kill me and marry her concubine, the earlier the better for the safety of my life,” he said.



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