“My husband is a lazy man; he does not want to work at all. When he
gets a job, he complains about it and before you know it, he would leave
“He prefers me feeding him and the family rather than finding a means of livelihood.
“He has never been a responsible man. Even when he was working, he
gives us N200 weekly allowance. He sent me packing because I told him to
get a job.”
This was the scathing submission of Mrs. Omolara Adepoju before an
Ikorodu Magistrate Court while seeking the dissolution of her 13-year
marriage to Adesakin Adepoju……continue
Omolara, who is a fashion designer, begged the court to “separate”
them and grant her the custody of their children saying she has learnt
to survive without him.
While responding to Omolara’s accusations, Adesakin, who resides at
No. 5, Olayinka St., Sagamu Road, Ikorodu said there was no rancour
between them until he left his job on the grounds of unfair treatment.
He said: “When the going was good, we had no problem until when I
left my job. I left those jobs because I was not satisfied with the way
they treated me.
“And for that reason, my wife curses me every day. She wants to run my life for me that was why I told her to leave my house.
“As far as I am concerned, she is still my wife, I married her properly and I am not ready to leave her.”
Mrs. Remilekun Adesanya, who presided over the arguments and
counter-arguments by the squabbling couple, adjourned the case to
August 15 for possible resolution.