Stephen Enebeli says he stopped giving his wife money ever since she started living with another man.
“I stopped giving her money for feeding and school fees of our children when she started living with another man.“In my tradition, if a woman marries another husband legally or illegally and the former husband still gives her money for the welfare of the children, he will die and I am not ready to die now,” he said.
“Eunice forced me out of her house because I always fight her for leaving the children at home and go to sleep with men. She doen’t show me respect because she is richer than I am and I will want the court to grant me custody of my children as I cannot stand the look of another man caring for my children” he said.
“My husband is an irresponsible husband and father.“While he was still living with me, he refused to pay house rent, feeding or school fees of the children, I shouldered all the responsibility.“I bought him a motorcycle in addition to his fashion designing work so that he can be supportive, but he is just lazy and abandoned the motorcycle,” Eunice said.
“Since the petitioner insisted on divorce after several interventions, the court has no choice than to dissolve the union in spite of the fact that the husband still claims he loves his wife.“The court pronounces the marriage between Mrs Eunice Enebeli and Mr Stephen Enebeli dissolved today, both parties henceforth ceased to be husband and wife.“Both parties are free to go their separate ways without any hindrances and molestation, the court wishes you well in your new journey.“The custody of the children should remain with their mother,” Akinniyi ruled.