My Mechanic Lover Is Responsible For My Pregnancy; Wife Declares In Court
A middle-aged female bread seller, Marian Folarin has disclosed to a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan today that the baby she is carrying in her womb is not for her husband.
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Marian who agreed that she is married to Kayode Folarin, but that it is her lover that is responsible for her pregnancy.
The embattled wife who submitted a petition to the court asking for her marriage to be dissolved accused her husband of being irresponsible and incompetence.
She claimed that her husband does not take care of their four children and neither does he perform his duty as a husband in the house.
In her words, “my lord, hunger, thirst and wretchedness had been the order of the day with me in Kayode’s house in the last 20 years I lived with him.”
“Kayode and I earlier had a mutual agreement not to have more than four children and he did everything not to violate that agreement.
“But he had been unable to cater for the children and I, besides the constant beating which I receive from him.”
Marian also told the court that she has not allowed her husband, Kayode to have sexual intercourse for the past eleven years.
Quoting her: “I stopped Kayode from having sex with me since 2007 so as not to get pregnant.”
“However, as I speak now, I have been impregnated by my lover, Olalade, a mechanic at Gate area of Ibadan.
“I pray this honourable court to order Kayode to stop molesting and harassing me in the neighbourhood because I am no longer interested in the marriage; I have found new love.”
In responding to the allegations, Kayode, on the other hand, told the court that his wife is a terrible liar as he asked the court not to listen to whatever she has said and that he still loves his and does not want anything to come in between them.
In Kayode’s words: “Marian is a pathological liar because I always give her my love and care and people can bear me witness.”
He further told the court that he is the one responsible for the baby in her womb as he noted that his wife is just being deceived by the bad company she is keeping.
Quoting him,“It is only unfortunate that she is being misguided somewhere. My lord, I want to confirm to you that I impregnated Marian and not any mechanic. “Marian was three months old pregnant before she left my house,” he added.
One of the children of the couple was called as a witness. The fourteen-year-old girl told the court that her father is a caring and loving man but that her mother does not appreciate anything he does to make her happy.
After listening to both parties, the President of the court, Chief Ademola Odunade, directed the court official to take Marian for a pregnancy test so as to determine the stage of the pregnancy.
He also asked the mechanic whom Marian claimed is her lover should appear in court in the next sitting on the case which he adjourned to May 23.