Court dissolves 19-12 months-previous relationship about wife’s ‘affair with herbalist’

An Ado-Ekiti Customary Court docket on Thursday dissolved a 19-yr-previous marriage amongst 72-12 months-previous Adeniyi Adeyemi and his 52-yr-aged wife, Folasade.

The marriage was dissolved on grounds of adultery, discontent, ‘fetishism’, and intransigence.

The septuagenarian experienced before informed the court docket that Folasade ”was stubborn, sick-tempered and adulterous as she was obtaining an affair with a herbalist.”

He told the court docket also that he confronted the herbalist and the latter promised to steer very clear of his wife ”but he by no means did.”

Mr Adeyemi, father of two, also alleged that his spouse was fetish ”and went out at will for upwards of two weeks without his consent and was hardly ever remorseful about her actions”.

He prayed the courtroom to dissolve the marriage and grant him custody of the two children, an 18-year-previous male and a 15-calendar year-previous female.

In her defence, Folasade denied the allegations levelled against her by her husband.

She claimed Mr Adeyemi’s other wife ‘was responsible for generating her hand to swell and that was why she had to seek advice from the herbalist”.

Folasade reported that it was her elder brother who directed her to the herbalist, adding that there was no partnership involving the gentleman and her.

She alleged that her spouse was fond of cursing her and her children and agreed that the relationship be dissolved.

President of the Court docket, Olayinka Akomolede, observed that the relationship had damaged down irretrievably and dissolved the union.

Mrs Akomolede awarded the custody of the feminine child to Folasade and requested that the male little one be remaining to choose who of the dad and mom to remain with.

The court president also ordered that Mr Adeyemi be dependable for the schooling of his youngsters, when he should be providing his daughter N10,000 regular monthly as feeding allowance. (NAN)

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