Court dissolves marriage over wife’s poor cooking




Customary in Mapo in , Oyo State, dissolved a 15-month-old of a sales attendant, Stephen Akinseloye, over his wife’s poor cooking and lack of manners.

Akinseloye, lives in Elewura-Challenge area in , told the that his wife, Opeyemi, has caused him so much pain by her immaturity.

Delivering judgment, the President of the , Chief Ademola Odunade held that Opeyemi was responsible for the damage done to her relationship because she failed to acquire basic requirements for living a happy marital life.

Odunade consequently dissolved the , citing irreconcilable differences as reasons.

He granted custody of the only child to Opeyemi.

He ordered Akinseloye to pay N4, 000 monthly for the child’s upkeep.

In his testimony, Akinseloye, said:”Opeyemi cannot make simple eba. She puts too much salt in the food. I have shown her and corrected her but she has refused to learn.

“She is also clumsy. She destroyed by Plasma and lies on minor things.

“She has also refused to join me in prayers. I am a Catholic, she keeps going to Celestia church,’’ Akinseloye said.

The defendant opposed the suit denied some of the allegations leveled against her.

Opeyemi accused her husband of being a flirt. ()

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