In Ikole Customary Court in Ekiti State, a plumber identified as Olusola Owolabi on Tuesday 14th, asked for his 15 year old marriage to be dissolved Taiwo for allegedly carrying a pregnancy for her pastor.
Owolabi, 37, told the court that his wife packed out of her matrimonial home in 2012 due to a misunderstanding between them.
“The pregnancy she is carrying is for her pastor and it will be difficult allowing her to remain as my wife,” the petitioner said
He said his marriage to Taiwo had produced two children who were presently with their mother but prayed the court to grant him their custody.
Owolabi assured the court that he would take good care of the children, aged 10 and seven, if his request was granted.
Taiwo, who did not deny the allegations, raised no objection to the dissolution of the marriage.
The court President, Yemisi Ojo, directed the couple to bring their witnesses to court at the next sitting and adjourned the case till July 21 for continuation of hearing.