Wife Claims Her Childlessness Is As A Result Of Several Abortion She Has Had For Him In The Past
A man named Oluwafemi Ajadi has requested an Agege Customary Court in Lagos to end his 16-year marital union with his spouse, Chinwe.
Ajadi who is an hotelier disclosed that he is making the request following his wife her extramarital affairs, as he also claimed that she plans to kill him.
Ajadi’s 35-year-old wife, Chinwe, on the other hand, has asked the court to strike out the divorce suit by her husband as she claimed amidst tears that her husband just want to get rid of her because of her inability to bear him a child.
She explained to the court that her childlessness was caused by her husband as he had made her aborted several pregnancies during their courtship.
Ajadi, who is an indigene of Ibadan, Oyo state, resides at No. 26, Bamgboye St., Mushin, Lagos, insisted that he is no longer interested in the union claiming that his wife is too stubborn disrespectful.
“She is not caring and lacks respect for the institution of marriage. Please, separate us, I can no longer live with her, Ajadi appealed to the court.
In responding to the allegations laid against her, Chinwe claimed that they were all blatant lies as she also accused the husband of maltreating her.
Chinwe who is an Indigene of Imo further claimed that her husband is a drunk and that any time he’s heavily drunk, he beats her up and use abusive words on her which on several ocassions hurt her emotionally.
In her words, she said, “My husband usually drinks to stupor and misbehaves and this usually leads to serious misunderstanding between us.”
She added, “l have aborted on several occasions for him before legalising the marriage and have wasted the better part of my life,” adding that she would never consent to the divorce being sought by her husband.
Ajadi who is bent on seeing that his union with his wife is put to an end said “I wasted several millions of naira on the respondent through in-vitro fertilisation treatment, but she lost the pregnancy due to her stubbornness and nonchalant attitude.’’
After much arguments, the sitting judge, Mrs Ibironke Elabor, pronounced the adjournment of the suit till December 14.