Court dissolves 2-year-old marriage over irreconcilable differences

A Jos Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama on dissolved a two-year-old marriage between Shamsiya Isa and her husband, Rabiu Ibrahim, over irreconcilable differences.

The presiding judge, Lawal Suleiman, in granting Shamsiya’s request for an end the marriage, ordered the estranged couple their separate ways

Suleiman, however, ordered the petitioner refund the N25,000 dowry by Ibrahim.






The Judge ordered that the respondent should pay a monthly allowance the petitioner for the upkeep of the daughter, warning that  violating the order would amount contempt and shall be treated with the appropriate sanctions.







Earlier, Shamsiya had pleaded with the court to dissolve her marriage to Ibrahim, a business man, she accused of excessive demand for sex “even during my monthly menstrual flow”.

“His demand for sex too much. I can’t with this marriage,” she told the court.(NAN)