Usman Eggon says his wife does not respect him, so he wants a divorce - only after 4 months of marriage.

Usman also told the Mararaba Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State, on Tuesday, that he wants the marriage dissolved because he was always quarreling with his wife, Ladi.

The judge, Ibrahim Shakarau, dissolved the marriage in the interest of peace, saying that the parties had ceased to be husband and wife henceforth.

“Parties are to maintain peace all the time. Any violation of the order of this court will amount to contempt and, of course, with grave consequences.

“Parties should collect their divorce certificate from the registrar’s office,’’ he ordered.

The judge ordered the respondent to pay the petitioner N30,000 and N5,000 respectively for the dowry and expenses incurred.

Shekarau added that any party who was not comfortable with the ruling had the right to appeal to the high court of justice within 30 days.

Ladi did not object to the separation, asking the court to grant the petitioner’s prayers.

Usman and Ladi were married in February, 2017 according to Eggon Native Laws and Customs of Nasarawa State.