A 42-year-old housewife, Fatimot Abiola, on Wednesday in Lagos misplaced her 22 -year-old marriage to her husband, Rasheed, for sporting trousers in opposition to her husband’s want.
Delivering the judgment, the President of Igando Customary Court, Lagos, Mr Akin Akinniyi stated that it appeared that the estranged couple was uninterested in the wedding and all efforts to reconcile each events had failed.
“Since each events consented to the dissolution of their marriage, this court docket has no alternative than to dissolve the wedding.
“The court docket pronounced the wedding between Mr Rasheed Abiola and Mrs Fatimot dissolved, each events henceforth stop to be husband and spouse.
“Both are free to go their separate ways without any hindrance and molestation,” Akinniyi dominated.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) experiences that Abiola had earlier informed the court docket that his spouse wears trousers which he had warned her severally to desist however she refused.
“My mother and I had warned Fatimot severally to stop wearing trouser but she will not listen, I can no longer cope with her way of life and her deviant attitude,” he stated.
The 47-year-old customized officer stated that his spouse was threatening him from marrying one other spouse.
“Fatimot is threatening to hurt me if I make any try and marry one other girl.
“But Fatimot and I have not been sleeping together as husband and wife for years,” he stated.
“She once left the house and never return until after a year,” the estranged husband stated.
According to him, he’s experiencing melancholy as a result of he doesn’t have peace of thoughts.
He begged the court docket to dissolve the union that he didn’t love her once more, he needs to maneuver on together with his life.
However, Fatimot stated that her husband kicked in opposition to her sporting trouser claiming she needed to be buying and selling in prostitution.
She stated that she by no means threatened him to not marry one other spouse.
The mom of three youngsters urged the court docket to grant her husband’s want.