By Chijioke Kingsley
Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Plateau State Customary Court sitting in Jos, Plateau State, has granted and divorced a 14-year old marriage.
The court granted the divorce on the 31st of October, 2022.
The Applicant/Plaintiff had approached the court seeking for divorce of the marriage on the grounds that his wife had abandoned the marriage.
Delivering judgement the presiding Judge held that the marriage is herby dissolved from the 24th of October, 2022.
In his testimony before the court, the applicant (name withheld), had told the court in his deposition, that for two years he has not set his eyes on his wife and their two children.
According to him: “I returned home one day and discovered that my wife has moved her belongings with that of our children and could not be found anywhere.
“I later found out after a pains taking search that she eloped abroad”, he said.