Court dissolves 8-year-old marriage on grounds of mistrust


A Customary Court sitting Mapo, Ibadan on dissolved an eight-year- old marriage between a dresser Bushirat Adeoko and her Olamiji, on grounds of mistrust.

Adeoko petition, sought divorce because Olamiji was having an affair.

Delivering judgment, the President of the court, Chief Ademola Odunade said:”there is a likelihood of anarchy an atmosphere of distrust should both parties reside ”.



Odunade awarded custody of the child Adeoko and ordered Olamiji pay N5,000 as child support.

The court further ordered Olamiji   responsible for the child’s education and other welfare.

Earlier, Adeoko, who lives Academy-Olomi area of Ibadan, told the court that her husband was having an affair with Togolese mistress.

”He has an eight-year-old daughter, I discovered that after I gave birth our child. mother and siblings later apologised me nd told me that Oalmiji had a child out of wedlock.




”He abandoned me and child for 10 ’, she alleged.

Responding, Olamiji opposed the suit, saying: ”I cannot deny the allegations. I still love her. The problem I have with her is that she does take good care of our child”. (NAN)