An Area Court at Center-Igboro, Ilorin has granted divorce request by one Asmau AbdulLateef against her enstranged husband, Kolawole AbdulLateef.
The Presiding Judge, AbdulQadir Ibrahim, on Tuesday, delivered judgment on the petition filed by Asmau on June 15, 2022.
After the ruling, Ibrahim ordered that the wife should observe three months Iddah period before marrying another man.
The court adjourned the case to June 20, for hearing of counter claim.
Earlier, the petitioner had told the court that she was no longer interested in the marriage and was ready to pay back her dowry of N5,000 to the defendant.
The defendant agreed to the divorce, but claimed that the dowry was N10,000 and not N5,000.
He also wanted to collect 12 items in custody of the petitioner, including sitting room chairs and centre table, cubicle Jacuzzi and a television stand.
Others were five crates of Maltina, 30 crates of Coca-cola and 2 exercising machines.
The rest were six kg gas cylinder, an overhead tank, mattress, fans, wardrobe, clothes and shoes, reading table and chair. (NAN)