Woman Begs Court To Dissolve Six-Year Old Marriage Over Husband’s Violence, Unfaithfulness

courtingofA housewife, Tayo Afolabi, yesterday, urged an Ado-Ekiti Customary Court to dissolve her six-year-old marriage to Folorunso, for alleged battery.

Tayo, 28, told the court that Afolabi was no longer providing for her and their five-year-old baby.

She also said that her husband was a womaniser, who when challenge on the issue, often resorted to violence, adding Afolabi was not a trustworthy man.

The mother of one said her husband was married to another woman, noting that “I did not know until the day of our marriage, when the woman showed up”.

She said that the issue had led to many violent fights in their home, adding that her mother-in-law’s intervention on the matter was abortive because the son stuck to his ways.

Tayo, therefore, urged the court to dissolve the marriage and compel her husband to take the responsibility for the child’s upkeep, including his school fees.

Her husband, Afolabi was not in court.

The Judge, Mrs Akomolede Olayinka, adjourned the case to Jan. 18, 2014 for judgment. (NAN)

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