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Good For You Man who battered his wife over male child sacked by Zenith Bank

A senior manager with Zenith Bank who brutalized his wife because she could not give him a male child has been sacked by the organization.

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The wife beater, John Edobor play

The wife beater, John Edobor


A senior manager with Zenith Bank, John Edobor, has lost his job with the bank after he got involved in a case of wife battery and attempted murder.

Edobor who was a manager with the bank had allegedly brutalized his estranged wife, Ivie, because she could not bear him a male child after three female children and in the process, fractured her legs apart from inflicting severe injuries on her.

Also Read: "Domestic Violence: Bank manager brutalizing wife because she did not give him a male child"

The case, according to the victim's lawyer, Emeka Ugwuonye, has now been taken up by the Lagos State Government with the charge upgraded from the initial grievous bodily harm to attempted murder.

John Edobor and wife, Ivie play

John Edobor and wife, Ivie



John Edobor and wife, Ivie

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In a post on his Facebook wall, Ugwuonye announced the sacking of Edobor from his posh job:

"I just received a call from a top official of Zenith Bank to inform me that Mr. John Edobor has been fired from Zenith Bank.

They made it clear to me that the reason they did so was because of the domestic violence he committed on his estranged wife, Ivie.

The call was in response to the email I sent to Zenith two days ago indicating that DPA would commence a protest on the matter.


We appreciate the fact that Zenith has reached out to us. This is an important first step that Zenith has taken. All we want is justice for this lady."

Recall that sometime in September, the battered woman had cried out for help following  her estranged husband's violence on her because she gave birth to three female children for him.


Also Read: "Domestic Violence: Married woman brutalized by husband cries for help"

The battered Ivie Edobor on her hospital bed and her injuries play

The battered Ivie Edobor on her hospital bed and her injuries



According to Ivie, Edobor had thrown her out of his house with her three daughters in tow and relinquished his responsibilities towards them including taking them off his bank's medical insurance policy and she had to go back to her father's house with the kids.

Is the bank justified in sacking John Edobor?»

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