A 65-year-old man on Friday advised an Ibadan Customary Courtroom, sitting in Agodi, how his spouse of 38 years dedicated adultery together with his typist whereas he was away on official task. The husband, Mr Alaba Aigbe, had requested the court docket to dissolve his marriage with Veronica over alleged adultery and witchcraft.
In his testimony, the complainant stated that whereas he was on official task in Jigawa in 2006, he requested his typist to be amassing his salaries and provides to his spouse. “For the reason that task will take a yr to finish, I requested my typist to obtain my salaries on my behalf and ahead it to my spouse as a result of I didn’t need her and the kids to undergo after I was away.
“My typist used the chance to woo my spouse they usually began the illicit affairs till 2007 after I returned house. “I suspected the immorality when issues turned the other way up for my household and I searched for non secular answer. “It was in the midst of discovering answer to the issue that I received to know in regards to the relationship between her and the typist. “She confessed to me however stated the typist solely fingered her non-public half on 4 completely different events after I was away.
“I advised her that the one situation to forgive her was to observe me to my village to make some rituals and enchantment to my household gods as a result of adultery is abomination in my village. “She refused to observe me, saying that she is a Deaconess and that she had taken the typist to her pastor for confession of sin and forgiveness,” the complainant narrated.
In her protection, Veronica, who didn’t deny the allegation, stated her husband was the reason for the incident, saying that she had warned her husband to not permit the typist come to their home. Veronica, nevertheless, pleaded the court docket to not dissolve the wedding which was blessed with seven youngsters, saying she had suffered sufficient in regards to the challenge.
In his judgment, Chief Mukaila Balogun, the president of the court docket, dissolved the wedding and ordered the complainant to pay N17,000 to the defendant for her to pack her load. Balogun additional directed that the defendant ought to take custody of the seventh baby whereas the husband ought to pay her N5000 month-to-month allowance or the maintenance of the kid.