A Customary Courtroom sitting in Ikole-Ekiti, on Tuesday, dissolved a 20-year-old marriage between one Taiwo Olominu and his spouse, Ajibike over irreconcilable variations.
Olominu, 53, had informed the courtroom that his estranged spouse was the mom of his 4 youngsters however that they weren’t married in keeping with customs and custom.
Though, the petitioner stated that that they had each been answerable for the maintenance of the kids, he, nonetheless, acknowledged that he was solely answerable for the cost of their faculty charges.
He prayed the courtroom to dissolve the wedding with Ajibike, claiming that she was very cussed, not submissive and lacked respect for him and his relations.
Olominu stated that he had approached the courtroom about 12 years in the past for the dissolution of union however determined to withdraw the case due to household intervention on the time.
He informed the courtroom that he was prepared and ready to vacate the home for his estranged spouse and the kids, because it was a jointly-owned property, to permit peace to reign.
Delivering judgement, the President of the courtroom, Mrs Yemisi Ojo, dissolved the wedding on grounds of stubbornness, hate speeches and fixed combating.
Ojo, who famous that the respondent failed to seem earlier than the courtroom to offer her proof, granted the prayers of the petitioner and pronounced the wedding dissolved.
She ordered each events to go their separate methods, as that they had solely been cohabiting and never legally married to one another.
Ojo additionally ordered the petitioner to vacate the home, being a property jointly-owned by him and the respondent, to permit the girl and the kids to proceed residing there, for peace to reign.
She ordered that Ojo be answerable for the cost of the varsity charges of the 4 youngsters produced by the union, whereas the respondent should take cost of different facets of sustaining them.
She stated that the petitioner should make his place of residence identified to his youngsters to allow them go to him each time they so wished, NAN reviews.