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Woman seeks divorce over bride price

Drama erupted in a customary court sitting in Ejigbo, when a Funke Odutolu, sought divorce from her husband, Omodayo, for refusing to pay her bride price.

Drama erupted in a customary court sitting in Ejigbo, when a Funke Odutolu, sought divorce from her husband, Omodayo, for refusing to pay her bride price.

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What the people present in the court so as a free comedy show was indeed no play for the housewife.

Funke told the court that she left her parents’ house to Omodayo’s house and they started living together as husband and wife which produced two kids.

She also said that her husband, instead of making them legal by payment of bride price, deceived her into another pregnancy.

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Funke asked the court to dissolve the marriage so that she could move on with her life and Omodayo should take care of the children.

On his part, Omodayo admitted that he did not pay her bride price.

The case was adjourned till a later that by the President of the court, Mr A.K Akano.

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