- A Nigerian man, Ali Abubakar, could not make it to a Shari’a court sitting in Kaduna for a divorce due to transport fare
- Ababubar was dragged to court on Wednesday, June 7, by his divorce-seeking wife, Ajinomo Ohunenene-Ummi
- He sent words to the court messenger, Tajuddeen Saidu, that he won't be present at the court proceeding because of transport fare from Abuja
According to Daily Nigerian, Abubakar, who was dragged to court by his divorce-seeking wife, Ajinomo Ohunenene-Ummi, had sent word through the court messenger, Tajuddeen Saidu.
He had told Saidu that he wouldn’t be present at the hearing due to his inability to transport himself from Abuja.
He prayed the court to go ahead with the proceedings and grant the petitioner her wishes.
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The petitioner had earlier, through her counsel, Nafisa Ibrahim, said she was ready to return the N50,500 dowry her husband paid to free herself from the marriage.
Ajinomo also asked for the custody of their one-year-old daughter and a N20,000 monthly feeding allowance from the defendant.
The judge, Abdulrahman Isiyaku, ordered that the court messenger and the petitioner call Abubakar on the phone so that he could respond to the claims.
The court messenger reported to the judge that Abubakar had agreed to his former wife’s wishes but said he could only pay N10,000 monthly feeding allowance for his daughter.
Abubakar greed for the complainant to use the N50,500 dowry as a monthly feeding allowance for five months.
The judge dissolved the marriage through Khul’i (redemption) after the complainant agreed to Abubakar’s decision.
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