An Ile-Ife Customary Court on Thursday dissolved the six-year-old marriage between Sunday Adelakun and his wife, Rasidat over adultery and pride.

The President of the court, Chief Abioye Olatunbosun, in his judgement, dissolved the marriage and ordered that there would be no refund of dowry.

Olatunbosun awarded the custody of the two children to the respondent and admonished her to take them to government hospital whenever any of them fell sick.

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He also ordered that the petitioner should pay N3,000 every month per child for the upkeep of the children as well as take full responsibility of their education.

The court advised both parties to give peace a chance and desist from causing trouble henceforth.

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The husband had on Nov. 2, urged the court to dissolve their union for alleged adultery, uncooperative attitude, pride and constant fighting.

He told the court that they got married in 2009 and the marriage was blessed with two children namely – Seyi, five, and Imole, 11 months.

“My wife is fun of adultery, giving me no rest of mind since we got married and has no courtesy or respect for me and my family.

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“Am tired of her, there was a time her boyfriend attacked me, he would have killed me if not God, to the extent that I was hospitalised.

“If I delay the divorce, she would eventually kill me and marry her concubine,’’ he said.


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