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Customary Court of Nigeria Dissolves 4-year-old Marriage Over Wife’s Drunkenness

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An Ile-Tuntun Customary Court in Ibadan, on Tuesday, dissolved a four-year-old marriage between Abosede Adesonwo and husband, Wasiu over drunkenness and a big threat to life.

Court Dissolves 4-year-old Marriage Over Wife’s Drunkenness

Delivering judgment, President of the Court, Chief Henry Agbaje stated that the court docket docket dissolved the marriage in the hobby of peace and tranquility.

Agbaje awarded custody of the totally child to Adesonwo and ordered Wasiu to pay N5,000 as the child’s month-to-month feeding allowance.
Earlier, Wasiu, a baker, alleged that his partner used to be an unrepentant drunk.

”She feeds our three and a half-year-old daughter beer. I by means of no means knew that she was once inebriated before I exchanged marital vows with her.

”She verified me and has shown her actual colour,” she said.

Adesonwo, a trader stated that she made up her idea to call it quits due to the fact he beats her.

”My marriage has become uninteresting and meaningless. He also threatened to kill me,” she told the court. (NAN)

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