Court dissolves 10-yr-old marriage - The No.1 Infotainment blog


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Saturday, 2 June 2018

Court dissolves 10-yr-old marriage

court Woman seeks divorce after husband jails mum

A Somolu Customay Court on Thursday dissolved a 10-year-old marriage of a couple, Muritala Bolaji Kareem and Toheebat Mojisola Kareem.
Kareem, 34, had dragged his wife, Mojisola to court asking for a dissolution of the union, accusing her of defamation against his person.
He had also accused Mojisola of picking fight with him, and lacking respect for him and their marriage.
He denied abandoning his wife saying that he had spent a sum of N2 million to sponsor her a d the children on a visit to the United States of America.
Mojisola, however said her estranged husband has no love and respect for her adding that he has since stopped sleeping at home.
She said her husband restricted from going out and had showered her rival with more affection.
Although, the President of the court, Mrs Oluwatoyin Lakanu had called for circumspection on the part of the defendant last week, she however dissolved the marriage on Thursday.
Delivering the judgment, Lakanu said: “After listening to the both parties, I have no choice than to drop this marriage, since both parties are no longer interested in the marriage. The petitioner will be responsible for her accommodation, since the children are still very young, the respondent will have custody of the children.
‘’The petitioner will be responsible for the children’s school fees and upbringing allowance, the petitioner will pay a sum of N5,000 per child making it N15,000, and it is to be paid to the court every month. The respondent should have access to the children as agreed by both parties. The right of appeal of this judgment to either of the party being granted, within 30 days from today, otherwise it is valid and final.’’

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