A Mapo Customary Court docket in Ibadan on Monday dissolved the 11-year-old marriage of a trainer, Mr Yewande Onaola, on grounds of disrespect and infidelity on the a part of his spouse, Tawakalitu.
NAN studies that the Court docket President, Chief Ademola Odunade, held that the court docket was duty-bound to place an finish to any union which may end in bloodshed.
He mentioned that the court docket dissolved the union within the curiosity of peace.
Odunade granted the custody of the 2 youngsters produced by the wedding to Tawakalitu.
He ordered Yewande to pay N10,000 month-to-month to Tawakalitu for the kids’s maintenance, including that he ought to be answerable for their training and different fundamental wants.
Yewande, a resident of Itesiwaju Property, Ayegun in Ibadan, had instructed the court docket that Tawakalitu’s embarrassment of his mom and different instant members of the family had turn into insufferable.
”In 2017, Tawakalitu began by insulting my mom even in her presence with none motive.
“I had tried to cease her from such disrespect to me and my kin, but it surely occurred to me that she derives pleasure within the behavior.
“Tawakalitu involves my faculty to trigger mayhem, thus, embarrassing me and my place.
“As if these should not sufficient, I typically catch her in a heart-to-heart discuss with males of straightforward advantage.
“The worst of all is that Tawakalitu has been misguiding our two youngsters in opposition to me by telling them to disobey my directions,” he submitted.
Responding, Tawakalitu consented to the wedding dissolution however denied many of the allegations in opposition to her.
She instructed the court docket that her mother-in-law by no means wished her nicely.
“Yewande is an unrepentant drunkard, apart from being a nag who retains complaining of minor points.
“He’s a cheat, he’s in a romantic affair with my pal’s maid.
“I don’t know the way I offended his mom, she retains raining curses on me,” she mentioned.
Tawakalitu added that Yewande poured scorching oil on her breasts throughout an argument.