A man has filed for divorce From his wife citing the allegation that she is disobedient with a wayward character.
This is from court proceedings in an Area Court in Ilorin, Kwara state where he pleaded for the marriage to be dissolved and for him to be given custody of their children.
Mr Ajadi and his wife have three children: an 11-year-old girl, a boy, 8; and another girl, 4.
The defense counsel, Maruf Ibrahim told the court that his client, Mariam, agreed to the divorce but not on the basis of the allegations leveled against her.
He said the woman was not in any way disobedient to her husband as Mr Ajadi alleged, neither was she wayward in any manner.
Ibrahim further told the court that Mariam also wanted custody of their three children.
The counsel described the children as minors and argued that the husband should be responsible for their school fees and maintenance.
The Presiding Judge, AbdulQadir Ibrahim, said the applicant should produce evidence and witnesses on reasons why he should have custody of the children. The case has been adjourned until March 20.
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