Grade C Customary Court, Agodi, Ibadan in Oyo State, to seek dissolution of
her five-year-old marriage to Oyeleke Ojediran, for allegedly comparing her
goats inside their sitting room and compared her with the animals, saying she was
the same as the goats.
welfare and that of the innocent child we have. In fact, I am tired of the
marriage and I don’t want to die young.I packed out of my husband’s residence
in 2013 when I could no longer cope with his bad characters.”
Ojediran also complained that she was seeking divorce because Oyeleke had
refused to pay her bride pride and had been threatening her life.
price, instead, he turned me to a punching bag and treated me as he wishes,”
custody of the child for proper care. The defendant, who admitted that he brought
two goats inside the sitting room, explained that he compared his wife with the
goats because of her bad attitude. He also agreed with the divorce suit,
alleging also that the plaintiff’s troublesome way of life was responsible for
his hypertensive health condition.
The President of the court, Chief Mukaila Balogun, then declared the marriage dissolved.
of both parties, it is clear that there is no more love between the couple and
they should go their separate ways as they stand unmarried. “Custody of the
only child of the union is to remain with the plaintiff and the sum of N3,000
is awarded against the defendant on monthly basis, being money for the upkeep
of the child.”