A 37-year-old housewife, Oluwatosin Olalere seeks the dissolution of her 17-year-old marriage with Kamorudeen on the basis that her husband does not respect her parents, beats her constantly, and does not show them care.
According to the plaintiff, Kamorudeen, was found of cursing her parents anytime they try to make peace between them.
”He never provides for the upkeep of the family. He has also refused to pay his children’s school fees.
”I single-handedly shoulder the responsibility of my three children. He sends them on errands late hours of the night without caring about their safety.
”I urge the court to end this marriage to avoid my untimely death.” Oluwatosin told the court.
In his argement, Kamorudee, accuse the plaintiff of engaging in extra-marital affairs and that she had been warned on several occasions to desist from the shameful acts.
After listening to both parties, Chief Mukaila Balogun, the President of the court, urged the defendant to plead with the plaintiff and her parents. Balogun advised him to turn a new leaf and explore all avenues to beg his wife before the adjourned date of April 12.(NAN)