Former governor's estranged wife demands custody of 10-year-old son

Former governor's estranged wife demands custody of 10-year-old son

Estranged wife of former Enugu state governor, Mrs Clara Chime, on Thursday, April 2, asked the FCT High Court, Apo to grant her custody of her 10-year-old son.

According to reports by NAN, Clara prayed the court during her response at the hearing of the petition filed by Sullivan Chime, seeking the dissolution of their 11 years marriage.

She informed the court that she was ready to divorce her husband and prayed that the custody of their son be given to her and child maintenance fee of N500,000 monthly.

Clara told the court that her son was not properly cared for and she is only allowed to see him five hours a month under heavy security.

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When asked under cross-examination if she had taken a picture to present as evidence, she informed the court the she was forbidden by her husband’s stewards and security personnel from taking pictures of her.

While responding to Mr Paul Onya, counsel to the petitioner, she informed the court that in the two previous petitions she filed she had demanded custody of her child.

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Onye then requested to tender the petitions filed at Enugu High Court and a FCT High Court as exhibits before the court.

Counsel to Clara, Mr Achibongu Iyeme, objected that the documents were not certified.

Clara also informed the court that she was depressed during her marriage because her husband only had marital relations with her only on their wedding night and never touched her so it led to her depressed condition.

Clara further denied any allegation of schizophrenia but said she only saw the CMD of neural psychiatric because her husband brought him home.

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Justice Angela Otaluka ruled that documents were not admissible, she further adjourned the case till June 10 for continuation of hearing.

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The woman revealed that she was driving behind her man when he was flagged down for a vehicle search. Instead of waiting to support him, she said she sped all the way home.

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