11 Years marriage desolve by court over lack of pleasure

An Ibadan Customary Court sitting in Mapo has on Thursday
dissolved an 11-year old marriage between Mr. Nurudeen Akinpelu
and his wife, Folake Akinpelu over allegations of s.xual starvation
and promiscuity levelled against the wife by her husband.
Nurudeen, an Arabic teacher had approached the court to dissolve
the marriage after he found out that his wife had allegedly
cultivated the habit of starving him of s.xual intercourse.
He said, “My lord, I am completely frustrated with this horrible
experiences Folake had made me to undergo over the past 11
years of our union.
“I discovered that after we had our two children, she started
exhibiting strange behaviours, such as regularly starving me of
“Whenever I ask her for this conjugal rite, Folake pushes me away,
telling me to look elsewhere to satisfy my s.xual urge.
“I kept my calm until one day, when I saw a sheet of paper in her
bag she just got from a medical centre stating when the family
planning she did will expire.
“I decided to keep watching until not too long after I came across
another sheet of paper reminding her of the date to commence
another family planning method.
“My lord, I became mad and wanted to do something dangerous to
“How can a housewife who has not been having sexual intercourse
be doing family planning on regular basis.
“She took away my children one day, and it took me one and a half
years to locate her.
“I had to report her at the nearest police station where the children
were handed over to me”.
Folake who agreed to the divorce, however, denied some of the
allegations leveled against her by her husband.
She told the court that she was only visiting miracle centres.
Folake said, “Nurudeen has not been taking good care of me and
the children.
“He is fond of beating me whenever there is any misunderstanding
between us”.
President of the court, Chief Ademola Odunade after listening to
both parties then dissolved the 11 year-old marriage between the
He said, “If Folake is interested in seeing any of the children, she
should approach the court at anytime
Odunade also granted custody of the two children produced by the
union to the husband and urged his estranged wife to stay clear
with the plaintiff.


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