A nurse, Shukurat Adewumi, on Monday sought the dissolution of her 17-year-old marriage to her husband, Adewale, in a Customary Court docket sitting at Mapo in Ibadan on grounds that he compelled to have 15 abortions.
Shukurat, a mom of three, made the declare in her counter argument earlier than Chief Ademola Odunade, the courtroom’s President.
NAN stories that she mentioned, ”He compelled me to have abortion 15 instances, placing my life in danger.
”He denied paternity of my three kids.
“Some years in the past when he left me to reside along with his concubine, Adewale returned residence properly unwell and I took care of him.
“For the previous two years, he declined paternity of our final little one and lately got here residence to steal the one fuel cooker we now have.
“Adewale smashed the cylinder on my brow as a result of I attempted to forestall him from taking it away.
“I fainted and was hospitalized, his mother and father and family are all conscious of his evil in opposition to me.
“Adewale has married two wives elsewhere,” Shukurat mentioned.
In his earlier account, Adewale, a manufacturing unit employee mentioned that he filed the go well with on account of his spouse’s fixed menace on his life.
“By no means did I do know that she was a hooligan and road fighter once I obtained married to her.
“She has triggered me a lot embarrassment and I can not face up to it.
“I need custody of my kids if she remarries,” Adewale said.
Delivering judgment, Odunade who was represented by Alhaji Suleiman Apanpa dissolved the wedding within the curiosity of peace.
He awarded custody of the three kids to the respondent and ordered the petitioner to pay N15,000 as their month-to-month feeding allowance.
He additionally directed Adewale to be answerable for their schooling and different welfare.