AN Igando Customary Courtroom in Lagos on Monday dissolved a 24-year-old marriage between a 47-year-old pastor, Gbenga Aina, and his estranged spouse, Damilola, over allegation of adultery.
The president of the courtroom, Mr Adeniyi Koledoye, in his judgment, mentioned that it appeared the couple had been uninterested in the wedding.
He additionally mentioned that each one efforts to reconcile them failed.
Since each events have consented to the dissolution of their marriage, this courtroom has no alternative however to dissolve it,” Koledoye mentioned.
The courtroom hereby pronounces the wedding between Mr Gbenga Aina and Mrs Damilola Aina dissolved at the moment. Each of you, henceforth, stop to be husband and spouse.
Koledoye mentioned that Gbenga, the petitioner, ought to be liable for the feeding, training and common welfare of the three kids produced by the wedding, the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) stories.
The petitioner advised the courtroom that his spouse was promiscuous.
My spouse is having extramarital affairs with a person known as Shola,” he mentioned. “Shola typically known as to tell me that my spouse was lastly his and that I ought to overlook about her.
“After I investigated the matter, I found that he and my spouse had been attending the identical church and had been lovers for a very long time.
Please,” he prayed the courtroom, “dissolve our marriage; I don’t love her again, I have married another wife,” he mentioned.
Damilola accused her husband of sending her out of his home.
Gbenga despatched me out of his home. He threatened to take care of me if I ought to come again and for that purpose I by no means went again,” she mentioned.
I’m not having any extramarital affairs with Shola as claimed. I’m solely near him in order that he can assist in facilitating my plans to journey in another country being a journey agent.
“I never enjoyed the marriage since inception; it has been fighting galore.”