Divorce Suit Goes Wrong Way as Court Orders Ibadan Man to Wash Toilets for 30 Days, Gives Reasons

Divorce Suit Goes Wrong Way as Court Orders Ibadan Man to Wash Toilets for 30 Days, Gives Reasons

- A Nigerian man has been handed a 30-day punishment

- In a judgement on Wednesday in Ibadan, Jimoh Falola was ordered to cleanse public toilets

- Falola was said to have presented himself to the court in an uncivil manner which angered the judge

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Nigerian man, Jimoh Falola, has been ordered to wash public toilets for a period of 30 days as a punishment for being rude to the court of law.

Falola's penalty was contained in a judgment delivered on Wednesday, March 17, by the Ile-Tuntun Customary Court in Ibadan, NAN reports.

The convict was said to be disrespectful to the court and constituted authority during a sitting, prompting presiding judge Henry Agbaje to slam him with the punishment.

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Divorce Suit Goes Haywire as Court Orders Ibadan Man to Wash Toilets for 30 Days
A Nigerian man told to was toiled for 30 days in Ibadan. Credit: Lawyard
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The judge also ordered that Falola be taken away by the police until he is ready to comport himself in an orderly civil manner in the court premises.

Backstory

Falola's wife, Opeyemi, had filed a divorce suit against him. All attempts to bring him to the court as a party in the suit proved abortive as he refused to appear on two sittings.

He eventually appeared on Wednesday but was shouting at the top of his voice while the court was sitting.

He also accused the court workers of receiving money as an inducement from his wife so as to favour her in the ongoing suit.

Falola's behaviours angered the presiding judge who ordered that he should wash the toilets for a 30-day period. The case was later adjourned to March 29 for a hearing.

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Meanwhile, a Nigerian man is set to divorce his wife of 15 years after failing to support him with money to complete his house despite having N18 million.

In a screenshot shared on Twitter by @Postsubman, it was indicated that the woman refused to support her husband because her name wasn't included in the house document.

he woman decided to buy a house in her name but was duped with N18m.

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