The 44-year-old marriage between a sexagenarian, Mr Muyili Oshode, and his spouse, Ibidunni, was on Monday dissolved by an Igando Customary Court in Lagos State on the bottom that the spouse turned her husband into an impotent individual.
The courtroom’s president, Mr Akin Akinniyi, delivering his judgment mentioned that the petitioner was adamant regardless of all mediation from the courtroom and household intervention.
“Since the petitioner insisted on divorce after a number of interventions, the courtroom has no selection than to dissolve the union regardless of the truth that the spouse nonetheless claims she loves her husband.
“The courtroom pronounced the wedding between Mr Muyili Oshode and Mrs Ibidunni Oshode dissolved as we speak, each events, henceforth, ceased to be husband and spouse.
“Both are free to go their separate ways without any hindrances and molestation,” Akinniyi dominated.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) experiences that the petitioner had earlier advised the courtroom that his spouse was fetish.
“My spouse is fetish, she patronised many herbalists and he or she had used her diabolical energy to paralyse my manhood for me not to have the ability to marry or impregnate one other girl.
“In fact, my manhood no longer stands erect nor functions,” he mentioned.
The 66-year-old mechanic mentioned that his spouse was threatening his life with a view to killing him.
“I saw Ibidunni in my dream poisoning my food so that she can inherit my property,” the estranged husband mentioned.
The petitioner mentioned that his spouse was not caring for him and that when he was sick, she went to remain in a church as an alternative of attending to him.
Oshode mentioned that Ibidunni was promiscuous, having an affair with a person known as “Alaga” and he or she used to prepare dinner for the person in his home.
“I saw the man in my dream telling me that Ibidunni belonged to him that I should back out,” he mentioned.
According to him, Ibidunni is a nasty prepare dinner; her meals is both watery or salty.
He begged the courtroom to terminate the union that he was now not .
“Please, court, dissolve this loveless marriage before Ibidunni kills me,” he mentioned.
However, his spouse, Ibidunni, denied all of the allegations, she mentioned that she by no means turned her husband into an impotent individual.
“I am a Christian; I never patronised any herbalists. I do not know what is responsible for his manhood, he should ask his concubines,” the respondent mentioned.
The 63-year-old tailor mentioned that she by no means poisoned her husband’s meals.
“What do I stand to gain if I kill the father of my children, he believed so much in dreams,” she mentioned.
Ibidunni mentioned that she was not promiscuous that it was her husband who had many concubines.
She mentioned that she cared for her husband that he was the one which refused to look after her.
“My husband deserted me and the youngsters for a few years with out caring for us.
“I worked at construction sites with bricklayers for me to feed the children and pay their school fees,” she mentioned.
The mom of six pleaded with the courtroom to not grant her husband’s want for the dissolution of the wedding, saying she nonetheless love her husband.