A Customary Court in Ile-Ife, Osun State on Monday dissolved a marriage
of 10 years between a log seller, Olusola Onifade and his wife, Simbiatu
when the man declared that their pastor, Femi Olayinka had snatched the
woman from him.
Olusola urged the court to dissolve the marriage because Pastor
Femi Olayinka has taken the woman from him and that he was just a
figurehead husband while the pastor was in charge of the woman.
He also told the court that the Pastor had threatened to kill him if he refused to leave the woman for him.
husband said he was persuaded to attend Pastor Femi’s Church known as
Christ Miracle Church, Orisun-Iye, Power Line, Ajebamidele, Ile-Ife and
that he took his wife there without knowing that the pastor would snatch
the woman from him.
“I was disappointed when Pastor Femi
confronted me and told me that he was already having sexual intercourse
with my wife. He told me he is responsible for her pregnancy and warned
me to stay away from the woman if I still want to live,” Olusola said.
in her submission admitted that her husband’s claim was true and also
told the court that she was no longer interested in her husband,
insisting that she would prefer to go with Pastor Femi.
President of the court, Chief Bunmi Adegoke after listening to both
parties, ordered the dissolution of the marriage and directed that their
two children should be in the custody of the husband.