Court Dissolves 23-Year Marriage of Lagos-Based Prophet, Prophetess, Gives Reason

Court Dissolves 23-Year Marriage of Lagos-Based Prophet, Prophetess, Gives Reason

  • The court has delivered its judgement regarding the case involving a couple who have been married for 23 years
  • The customary court in Akure ended the marriage between a Lagos-based church founder, Prophet Obayan and wife, Prophetess Chibuzor Obayan
  • This is because the wife changed her children's name (four) to that of her new lover, who was a former member of her husband's church

Ondo state, Akure - On Wednesday, October 11, a Customary Court sitting in Akure, Ondo state, dissolved a 23-year marriage between a Lagos-based church founder, Prophet Obayan and wife, Prophetess Chibuzor Obayan.

As reported by Vanguard, the court in its judgment on Wednesday, also resolved the paternity of their four children.

Ondo state, Prophet Obayan, Lagos, Prophetess Chibuzor Obayan
Prophet Obayan, the founder of a church in Lagos, and his wife, Prophetess Chibuzor Obayan, have finally parted ways. Photo credit: TheNigeriaLawyer
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Why did the court dissolve the marriage between Prophet Obayan and his wife

This decision by the court is taken after the estranged wife, Chibuzor, had changed the names of the children to that of her new lover, who was a former member of the husband’s church.

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Court delivers final verdict

In his judgement, Magistrate Segun Stephen Rotiba dissolved the marriage on the grounds that the parties had lost interest in the union.

Magistrate Rotiba said that with regard to relief two in the petition, the Court had already given a well-considered ruling that the children whose custody was sought have already attained adulthood.

Meanwhile, Prophet Obayan is the founder of Divine Prophetic Solutions Prayers Ministry located off Arowojobe Street, Ladipo, Lagos.

He had dragged his estranged wife to the court in Akure, to challenge the “snatching of his four children by a member of his church”, and sought the return of the paternity of the children.

However, Prophet Obayan and his wife are no longer together following the court's ruling on Wednesday.

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In another development, a Nigerian wife who married a wealthy man for his money has taken to social media to complain about her unhappy marriage.

The story of the woman, posted by an Instagram handle @coupletherapies, was shared with the hope of getting some advice from other users.

She wrote that her husband enjoys his life alone and has refused to spend much on her but buys luxury things for himself and gives her N50k monthly for maintenance.

Nigerian man in pain as wife whom he sent abroad refuses to pay his school fees

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the story of a young man whose wife reneged on her promise to pay his school fees had stirred emotions online.

The 25-year-old man married his 23-year-old lover of four years, to the surprise of friends and family, who felt it was too early.

Shortly after their wedding, he arranged for them to travel out together. He planned to continue his education while his wife worked to care for their needs, including paying his school fees.

Source: Legit.ng

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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng with 6+ years of experience. Before joining Legit.ng, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email: esther.odili@corp.legit.ng.

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