An 80-year-old retired Nigerian lecturer, Muritala Haroon, has requested a Customary Court docket sitting in Mapo, to dissolve his 52-year-old marriage on grounds that his spouse, Afsat, nonetheless denies him intercourse.
In February this yr, Haroon filed for the dissolution of his marriage on grounds of sexual hunger and risk to life. Within the petition, he alleged that Afsat was keen on locking him out of the bed room thereby denying him intercourse.
“I can not address the angle once more. Worst nonetheless, she and her family members need me lifeless. Afsat tried to stab me. She is deceptive our six youngsters. She has turned them in opposition to me” he mentioned
In her response, Afsat rejected the prayer for separation. She instructed the courtroom that Haroon is promiscuous.
“Prof is promiscuous. I can’t have something to do with [him] as a result of he slept along with his shut good friend’s three wives. My Lord, Haroon slept with the three wives of the person who acted as an middleman at any time when we had issues” she mentioned
On the resumed listening to within the go well with in the present day March 18, Mr Haroon, instructed the courtroom that Afsat didn’t abide by the recommendation of the courtroom for them to have intercourse.
“My spouse didn’t abide by the recommendation given to her by this courtroom to permit peace to reign by agreeing to carry out her wifely duties.”
Afsat was absent when she was referred to as and no person represented her in courtroom.
The President of the courtroom, Ademola Odunade, appealed to Haroon to train extra persistence.
“The courtroom will work with the prolonged family members to resolve the matter amicably” he mentioned
The case has been adjourned till Could 17.