ADO-EKITI – A 38-year-old father, Victor Ilesanmi, on Wednesday urged an Ado-Ekiti Customary Court tom dissolve his eight-year-old marriage to his wife, Omobola for alleged threat to his life.
Ilesanmi, who filed the divorce petition on May 5, told the court that Omobola had no respect for him, did not care for his child and gave him no rest of mind.
He told the court that his wife would not take corrections and when he reported her to his in-laws, they did also not help matters.
The petitioner said that his in-law could not settle the quarrel between him and his wife. [eap_ad_1] The father of one said that there was a particular time they had quarrel, his wife threatened to stab him with a knife.
He told the court that his wife did not take care of his child, saying he was responsible for the house chores and all his complaints proved abortive.
Ilesanmi said he once caught his wife with a man in his bedroom at night.
He said that he had been seeing the man with his wife and had warned her to stay away but she would not listen.
He, therefore, prayed the court to dissolve the marriage and award him the custody of the child.
President of the court, Mr Joseph Ogunsemi, adjourned the case till Sept. 29, for further hearing. (NAN)