A woman, Omowunmi Lameed has dragged her husband, Mukaila Lameed to courtroom in search of that their ten-year-old marriage be dissolved.
Omowunmi had hunted for divorce on the accounts of kidnap, rape, forceful marriage and risk to life by her husband.
The plaintiff appealed to the courtroom, if her plea for divorce was granted, to additional restrain the defendant from coming to her home or work place to harass or fight her.
She additional sought for the custody of their solely youngster.
“My lord, my life is at stake. My husband is after my life and he is not going to relaxation till he sees my finish, “she instructed the courtroom.
“My husband is irrational in his reasoning and crude in his behaviour as a result of he’s not discovered or refined. As a literate, I really feel belittled being married to such an uncultured particular person.
“My lord, my husband compelled me into marrying him.
“He’s a driver and member of the National Union of Road and Transport Workers (NURTW). He’s truly one their leaders.
“About ten years in the past, he constantly made love advances at me which I continually rebuffed as a result of he was the final particular person I believed I could ever marry.
“He later despatched his thugs to me. They kidnapped me one devoted night and carried me to his home. He detained me and refused to launch me or let me go.
“He forcefully had sex with me that night time; he was truly the one who deflowered me.
“All makes an attempt made by my mother and father to get me out of his home proved abortive due to his connections and the risk to their lives. He instructed them I’m married to him and that they could do nothing about it.
“I grew to become a patent drugs vendor and vowed to not have any youngster for him. I, subsequently, took medicine to avert being pregnant any time he slept with me, however I later jettisoned this concept as a result of as a woman time was step by step no extra on my aspect, “she stated.
“My lord, my husband has made my life depressing regardless of his promise to bathe me with love and a focus.
“I instructed him I wished to additional my schooling however he refused as a result of he felt threatened.
“He’s within the behavior of monitoring my actions because of inferiority complicated and at all times feels uncomfortable any time I’m chatting or discussing with different males. He will beat me to a pulp and typically lock me up at home.
“He once misbehaved and after being discovered responsible was put behind bars for just a few years. I felt he would return home a sober man however he grew to become moderately worse.
“We had a quarrel of current; he stopped me from going about my business and locked my store. This has mechanically introduced a stress on my finance.
“He has threatened to kill me any time he sees me with the other sex.
“My lord, my life is at stake, I’m not safe. I pray this courtroom to dissolve our union and grant me custody of our solely youngster.
“My different plea is that the courtroom restrains him from harassing or fighting me in my new condo or store, “she said.
The defendant refused to make an look in courtroom after being served a courtroom summon and listening to.
Giving his judgment, the courtroom president, Chief Odunade dissolved their union and awarded the plaintiff custody of their youngster.
The defendant was mandated to present the plaintiff N5, 000 month-to-month as their youngster’s feeding allowance. He was additionally ordered to be liable for his schooling and well being care.
The courtroom additional ordered each events to maintain peace at all times.