Man Sues Wife Over Paternity Of Baby

Must Read

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 19th January 2020

  PDP: We Will Not Allow Judiciary Become Departments Of APC The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is ready to...

Harry And Meghan Markle Drop Royal Titles

Buckingham Palace has announced that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will no longer use their HRH titles and will...

Border Closure Not Meant To Punish Nigeria’s Neighbours — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the closure of land borders in Nigeria is to strengthen the country's security...

Some People Bent On Destroying My Reputation – Shehu Sani

Former lawmaker, Shehu Sanni has debunked reports that say he pleaded with officials of the EFCC after he was...

Imo Verdict: PDP Announces Date For Protest

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has announced the date for its peaceful and non-violent protest against the Supreme Court ruling...

An Ibadan-based businessman, Sakirudeen Adeleke, on Tuesday asked a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan to affirm him as the biological father of a baby delivered by his wife, Saidat.

He told the court that Saidat gave birth to the baby while living with her concubine, one Maroof Azeez.

Sakirudeen told the court that Saidat had moved out of his home with a two-month-old pregnancy.

“My lord, Saidat reappeared about 13 months after she left my home with the baby; I welcomed both mother and baby back.

“I have since renamed the child; I don’t want a situation where her concubine will suddenly decide to claim the child.

“I have no plans to divorce her but Saidat needs to confirm in this honourable court that the baby is mine,” Sakirudeen said.

Saidat, who did not dispute the allegation levelled against her, confirmed that Azeez was her lover.

“It is true that I moved in and lived with Azeez for about 13 months during which I delivered the baby with me.

“I was already carrying a two-month-old pregnancy for Sakirudeen before I left his home.

“However, Azeez did the naming ceremony and all the other rites required of a father and husband.

“During the period of my stay in his home, we regularly had intercourse,” Saidat further said.

Azeez was, however, not in court to present his own side of the story.

The president of the court, Mr Ademola Odunade, asked the couple to produce more evidence to support their claims and adjourned further hearing in the case till March 2.

Source: Leadership

- Advertisement -


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -