Court Dissolves Marriage Between Banker And Bricklayer
“I caught my wife red-handed with different men at different times and she left the house because I accused her of adultery.
“She also threatened my life, I want this court to dissolve the marriage,” he said.
40-year-old Azeez Adeshina, has told the court that his wife left their matrimonial home 10 years ago because he caught her red-handed.
The bricklayer, who resides at Ipinyewa, off Adamo Road in Ikorodu, had approached the court, asking it to dissolve the marriage which has produced three children.
However, Oluwatoyin, a 40-year-old banker, who did not deny her husband’s claims, also agreed to the dissolution of the marriage.
The Acting President of the court, Adeniyi Popoola, pronounced the union dissolved, saying effort to reconcile the couple had failed.
“The marriage is hereby dissolved based on irreconcilable differences and the fact that they have parted ways a long time ago.”
He, however, awarded the custody of the last two children of ages 11 and 12 to the woman.
“This marriage is terminated and the husband should pay 150,000 naira as rent to the wife for their accommodation.
“The husband should also pay the sum of 15,000 naira feeding allowance monthly through the court and should also be responsible for medical expenses and their education.
“The first child aged 19 should, however, decide whoever she wants to live with.
“Visitation right is granted to the husband at reasonable time of the day on any agreed date he wants to see the children,” the president said.