Woman seeks dissolution of 20-year-old marriage over irreconcilable differences

A 40-year-old woman, Aisha Abdullahi, on Wednesday prayed a Shari’a court Kaduna dissolve her 20-year-old marriage husband, Muhammad Ubale on grounds of irreconcilable differences.

The petitioner resides Rigasa, Kaduna, said through her counsel,  Alhassan Aliyu, said that she was ready return the dowry Abdullahi paid.


“Abdullahi paid  N7,000 as dowry, but I am willing pay N20,000 due the change the value of the Naira,” she said.

The counsel prayed court give client 10 days, within which bring the money.

On part, the respondent  said that he still loved wife.

”I will not infringe on her rights to  divorce since she is fed up with the marriage,” he said.

Aliyu, however, said he would accept the money.

The judge, Malam Salisu Turata, dissolved the union between the two base on Khul’i (redemption) of N20,000.

Turata said that the divorce would confirmed as soon the petitioner  pays the respondent.(NAN)