A married man who has become fed up with his wife’s really obnoxious habits, has taken a drastic step to end his misery.
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An Ado-Ekiti Customary Court on Thursday dissolved the 6-year-old marriage between Mr Fatai Badmus and his wife, Sade, on grounds of adultery, lack of care and love for the children, NAN reports.
Badmus, 35, an artisan, living at No.12, Odo-Ado Street, along Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, told the court that the respondent was wayward and he could not tolerate her anymore.
He said that the respondent often leave the house with the excuse that she was going to where she works as a caterer and would not come home for two days, leaving her two children.
The petitioner said the respondent started her bad attitude two years ago when she was selling fruit drinks.
The father of two children said that the respondent was fond of going to night clubs and parties with men, without considering the welfare of her children at home. He told the court that the respondent was also fond of wearing indecent dresses and goes out with different men.
Badmus begged the court to dissolve the marriage because he no longer love her. The petitioner’s parents, Alhaji Suleiman Badmus and Mariam, who also testified, said that the respondent is wayward and dresses indecently.
They both agreed to the dissolution of the union to enable the petitioner have peace of mind.
The respondent denied all the allegations levelled against her. She said that she is not cheating on her husband, adding that the petitioner was fond of nagging and checking her phone on daily basis. The respondent opposed the dissolution of the marriage.
Mrs Olayinka Akomolede, President of the Court, after hearing from the parties, ruled that the marriage had broken down irretrievably and consequently dissolved the union.
She ruled that the custody of the eldest child of the marriage, Jamiu, 6, be awarded to the petitioner, while the second child, Fawas,3, was given to the respondent. Akomolede further ruled that the petitioner shall be paying N3,500 as monthly feeding allowance for Fawas.
She ordered that when Fawas attains the age of six, the respondent should release him to his father.
The president ruled that the petitioner shall be responsible for the children’s education at all levels.
Unrestricted access was granted to both parties to visit the child not under their custody from 8a.m. to 6p.m.