Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Court dissolves 24-yr-old marriage over wife’s hardheadedness

Headline

Rayyan Alhassan
https://dailynigerian.com/author/rayyan/
Rayyan Alhassan is a 30-year-old graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/RayyanAlhassan, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
tiamin rice

A Customary Court sitting at Mapo in Ibadan, on Wednesday dissolved a 24-year-old marriage between a trader, Olalekan Soetan and wife Basirat over alleged stubbornness.

Delivering judgment, the President of the court, Chief Ademola Odunade held that peace was necessary for any marriage to blossom.

Mr Odunade therefore, dissolved the union in the interest of peace and granted custody of the two most senior children to Soetan and the last to Basirat.

The arbitrator ordered the plaintiff to pay N5,000 for the child’s monthly upkeep.

Earlier, Soetan who lives in Adamasingba area of Ibadan, said that he was no longer willing to continue being married to Basirat.

”Basirat is too stubborn and never submissive.

“Her parents also condone and encourage her bad misbehaviours. worst of all is that she is misleading my children,” Soetan said.

READ  Tambuwal distributes 172 transformers to rural communities

Basirat consented to the divorce.

She told the court that her husband was an irresponsible man.

”I pray the court to give me custody of all my children,” she said.

NAN

READ  Police arrest Beninoise chef for stealing master’s $59,000, N3.4m in Ibadan

Subscribe to Our VIP Newsletter

Related News

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

cosgrove