Grade A Customary Court, Mapo, Ibadan, Oyo State has ruled on a case brought before it by a woman, Mariam Ibrahim, against her husband, Wasiu Ibrahim, bordering majorly on irresponsibility, domestic violence and threat to life.
Mariam in her suit pleaded for an order of perpetual injunction restraining her husband from harassing, threatening, disturbing or interfering with her private life.
The plaintiff also prayed the court to rule that the defendant take full responsibility of the feeding, education and medical needs of their four children.
Mariam in addition requested that she be allowed to pack all her belongings left in her husband’s care.
Wasiu was absent in court despite being served a court hearing.
Mariam explained that, “I met my husband while I was an apprentice and we went into a relationship.
“He impregnated me during courtship and I ended up living with him.
“We didn’t carry out the normal wedding rites as was expected of us, neither did my…