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My Husband Burnt My Clothes, Gave Some To Girlfriend — Nigerian Lady reveals

A woman, Osaryekeme Odometa, has accused her husband of burning her clothes while gifting his girlfriend some of them.
Osaryekeme
said this at a hearing at Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Thursday.
She alleged that her husband, Jolomi, had also threatened to kill her
with a gun.
She told the court that she was fed up of their 11-year-old marriage and wanted out.
“There
was a day we were going to church, he asked me why I was not wearing my
wedding ring, I told him I removed it when I wanted to wash but forgot
to wear it back.
“He turned back and drove me to my parent’s house. In their presence, he threatened to rent a gun, kill me and my parents.
“Whenever
we have misunderstanding, my husband will be saying that he will kill
me with a gun, I am afraid, he may carry out his threat one day.
However,
in his own response, the respondent, Jolomi, denied some of the
allegations but agreed that he beat his wife frequently.
“It is true I beat her often with a belt whenever she erred.”
The
45-year-old businessman said that his wife did not make the marriage
work, adding that she always packed out of her matrimonial home whenever
they had misunderstanding.
“She has moved out of the house on four occasions over slight misunderstanding.”
The respondent said that he would not collect any bride price from his wife.
“I was not the one that paid the bride price, so I will not accept it, she should go to my family that paid it and return it.”
He made a fervent plea to the court not to dissolve the marriage that he still loves his wife.
Adeniyi
Koledoye, the court president, said that since the petitioner,
Osaryekeme, insisted on divorce after several interventions, the court
was left with no option other than to grant her wish and pronounced the
union dissolved.
He granted the custody of the child to Osaryekeme while Jolomi must pay N5,000 monthly for the child’s feeding.
“He must also be responsible for child’s education and general welfare”, Koledoye ruled.

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