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Court grants woman's request for divorce

The woman expressed that her husband's promiscuity has discouraged her from traveling at times, as she fears he will spend time with his flings.

Divorce request.

The hearing on this matter was decided on Wednesday, August 17, 2016, where it was decided that the couple can go their separate ways and marry whomever they please.

Alhaja S.O Mumuni, who is the court's president, gave the judgement and stated that the marriage between the pair have grown beyond the pair.

Mumuni said, “Throughout the duration of this case, the respondent refused to honour court processes. Therefore, the court has no other choice than to dissolve the marriage.

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“The marriage between Fausat Umar and her husband Abudu Umar is hereby dissolved from today, in accordance with the Lagos State Customary Law, 2013, Cap.19.

“Both parties are no longer husband and wife, they are free to marry any partner of their choice, without any hindrances and molestation."

Explaining why she made the tough decision to leave Abudu, the woman said that her husband had been engaging in a continuous act of infidelity.

“My husband is a flirt, he run after anything on skirt. In fact he is addicted to women. He always behaves as if he was curse.

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“I am always afraid to travel because if I travel my husband will bring women of different sizes and colours into our matrimonial bed.

“On many occasions, I have met women in my bedroom and they will even be threatening me to leave my husband for them.

“He always receives series of love text messages and calls from his lovers at odd hours.

“Anytime, I confronted him with those text messages, he always tell me to leave if I cannot accommodate them,’’

“I packed out of my matrimonial home last year March and that very day, one of his concubines packed in", she said.

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