A 50 years old housewife, Mrs. Abeke Olowolafe today approached an Ado-Ekiti customary Court seeking dissolution of her 32-year-old marriage to her husband, Mr. James.
The case first came up for mention on October 29, 2014
Abeke is seeking the dissolution on grounds of public assault and blackmailing, telling the court that her husband always disgraced her in public, calling her various names.
She said there was a particular day her husband told her to lie-down on bed to know whether she made love with another man.
Abeke, mother of three told the court that she had been responsible for the children’s upkeep and her husband had not been supportive.
According to her, she said making love with her husband always make her have stomach disorder which usually resulted in her seeking medical attention.
But the husband, James, 56, told the court that his wife always starved him of food when they were together before they separated.
He also said there was a particular night she received a man’s call that she said was her friend’s husband but later caught him with her.
James said he had been taking care of the children and took a loan to enable her start her own business.
It was because of Abeke’s behavior that made me stake a second wife, he said.
The case was adjourned to January 21st, 2015, after hearing by the President of the Court, Mrs. Olayinka Akomolede.