‘A widow is better than me, I am tired of my marriage’ – Wife requesting for a divorce tells court

‘A widow is better than me, I am tired of my marriage’ – Wife requesting for a divorce tells court

The Oja Oba/ Mapo Customary Court, Ibadan, Oyo State, has dissolved the 22-year-previous marriage  between a couple, Tawakalitu Adesina and Dehinde Adesina. 

Mrs Adesina had dragged her husband to court, praying that it put an finish to their wedlock as a consequence of her husband’s uncaring life-style. She additional begged the court, if her prayer was answered, to implement that he must be accountable for their kids’s welfare.

“My lord, I’m tired of my marriage to my husband. The lot of a widow is actually better than mine. I can depend on my finger ideas the quantity of instances he fed the house since we obtained married”.

“He boasts that he’s the pinnacle of the house however it is apparent by means of his behaviour that his head is void of commonsense. He by no means reveals me and our kids any love or affection. He treats us like canine”.

“Over the past Ramadam quick, he left us to starve however ame house with meals which he ate within the early hours of the day after prayers and one other which he utilized in breaking his quick within the night.

“He later moved out of the home and deserted us for months. We obtained to know of his new residence by means of one of his buddies after a lot efforts at finding him”.

“I despatched our son to inform him of our wants, an important ones being meals and the kids’s college charges. On getting there, he met with a shock. He found that his father had taken one other spouse and that they have been each dwelling collectively in his new condominium”.

“My lord, I pray the court to dissolve our union since he has taken a new spouse. I additional enchantment to this honourable court to make him accountable for the wants of our kids,” she concluded.

‘Mr Adesina’ who was served a court summon and likewise a court listening to didn’t seem in court. Ruling after listening to the plaintiff, the court president, Chief Ademola Odunade dissolved their wedlock and instructed the defendant to provide their kids N10, 000 per thirty days for meals. 

He was additionally mandated to be accountable for their different wants most particularly schooling and well being care.


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