Wife Petitions for Dissolution of Marriage Over Violence Inflicted on her By her Husband

Wife Petitions for Dissolution of Marriage Over Violence Inflicted on her By her Husband

Mrs. Mayowa Abeeb Olawale v. Mr. Abeeb Nathan Olawale Pet. No. Pet/238/19

Facts of the Case

Mayowa and Abeeb had a court marriage on December 2, 2006 and have an 11-year old daughter. Mayowa’s grouse was thatAbeeb, her husband, had been unfaithful to her , subjected her to emotional torture, seized the car bought for her by her father on her wedding day and did not care for her welfare. Other complaints included him stealing her ATM card and withdrawing her money without her consent, and abandoning her and their daughter for three years, all these in addition to stealing her jewelleries, properties and other valuables. She described herself as fed up with the marriage and wanting a divorce.

On her instruction, Lawyers Alert filed a divorce petition at Maitama High Court, Abuja, on May 7, 2019. Her husband has been served a copy of the divorce petition. The date for hearing has not yet been fixed by the court. Kindly visit this page for updates on the progress of the case.
 
   
   
 
 
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