A nurse, Shukurat Adewumi, on Monday sought the dissolution of her 17-year-old marriage to her husband, Adewale, in a Customary Courtroom 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 stated, ”He compelled me to have abortion 15 occasions, 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 nicely ailing and I took care of him.
“For the previous two years, he declined paternity of our final little one and just lately got here residence to steak the one fuel cooker we’ve.
“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 relations are all conscious of his evil towards me.
“Adewale has married two wives elsewhere,” Shukurat stated.
In his earlier account, Adewale, a manufacturing unit employee stated that he filed the swimsuit as a consequence of his spouse’s fixed risk on his life.
“By no means did I do know that she was a hooligan and avenue fighter once I bought married to her.
“She has prompted me a lot embarrassment and I can now 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 accountable for their training and different welfare.