Mr Adeola Ajatoye’s divorce petition was granted by an Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Thursday, citing his wife, Chottia, as “greedy and demanding.”
Ajatoye, who lives in Afeez Eyinileaso St. in Akesan, Lagos, filed for divorce on Dec. 14, 2021, claiming that his partner was egocentric.
Mr Koledoye Adeniyi, the President of the Court, acknowledged in his ruling that it was unlucky that the defendant failed to attend in court for the hearings because the court would have carried out an Alternative Dispute Resolution between the pair if the defendant had attended.
“The court would have made makes an attempt to reconcile the couple within the curiosity of the one little one and in addition the couple nonetheless being younger.
“If the proof of the petitioner is something to go by, then it is unreasonable to encourage him to keep within the marriage. More so, there is no extra love between the couple, their marriage is of no use and baseless.
“In view of the foregoing, the court has come to the conclusion that the marriage between the petitioner and the respondent has broken beyond retrieve and therefore the dissolution of the marriage shall succeed.”
He determined to give the appellant custody of the only child.
The respondent also needs to be permitted to relocate her items from their marriage residence with out issue, in accordance to the court’s chair.
The man had stated:
“My wife makes too many calls for on me that I can’t meet.
Each time I inform her I can’t meet her calls for, she threatens to commit suicide. She gross sales our home goods anytime I fail to give her cash.
She additionally makes use of our solely daughter as bait to have her means..”