The husband said his wife was very stubborn.
A Housewife, Kemi Akolo, of Okelele Area, Ilorin, on Monday prayed an Ilorin Area Court to dissolve her three-year-old marriage to Akolo Kunle, for allegedly keeping late night.
Kemi, 29, told the court that her husband was in the habit of attending night parties and slept there always.
The petitioner also accused the respondent of beating her and molesting her in the presence of their child whenever she questioned his movement.
“Whenever I questioned him about his movement, he beats me mercilessly and in the presence of our son,” she said.
She also told the court that the respondent did not have time for her and the child, adding that he adopted “I don’t care attitude’’, toward her.
According to her, their marriage was contracted in 2010 and had produced one male child, Taofik, and claimed that she was the only one responsible for his upkeep.
“I am fed up with his lifestyle, so I want the court to dissolve our marriage,” she said.
In his response, Mr. Akolo objected to his wife’s prayer and begged the court not to dissolve the marriage.
Mr. Akolo said he was ready to adjust for the sake of his only child and to savage his marriage.
“I still love my wife, but her stubborn behaviour always forced me to stay late out,” he told the court.
The respondent prayed the court not to grant the prayer of the petitioner, and promised to make a reconciliation steps to settle it amicably.
The Presiding Judge, Yusuf Abdulkareem, adjourned the case to September 27, for report of settlement or continuation of hearing.
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