A retired 39-year-old pilot, Richard Imana, prayed Wednesday in entrance of Iana Ibaga Customary Courtroom in Lagos State to dissolve his 10-year-old marriage because of the alleged abandonment of his spouse and denial of entry to his baby.
Richard advised the court docket that his spouse, Nakeem, had left the marital dwelling and moved to reside with one other man in the identical barracks as his relations.
It was claimed that Nkim moved to reside with the person whereas he was serving in Borno. I resigned to maintain the youngsters effectively as a result of my spouse doesn’t take excellent care of them. Refusal.
He mentioned, "She forbade me from assembly the youngsters and took the final baby of her mom with out my consent."
In her response, Nakeem mentioned that she moved in together with her married good friend who stayed in entrance of her.
“I didn't transfer with one other man. I moved with my married girlfriend solely as a result of her husband was additionally serving in Borno on the time.
“ I took my kids to the village when all these items have been occurring as a result of their father stopped sending them meals subsidy.
She mentioned, “I packed my belongings out of annoyance as a result of my wage at the moment was 25,000 N and it was not sufficient to satisfy the wants of myself and my kids.”
Nonetheless, Chief Justice, Prince Adegoke, in his judgment, Adegoke reprimanded Nkem for leaving the marital dwelling to reside together with her married good friend.
He ordered the couple's final baby be returned to Lagos and reunited along with his father. The case till December 15 for a potential answer, Nunn stories.