A businessman, Mr Iga Bale, on Wednesday pleaded with a Customary Court docket in Nyanya, Abuja, to dissolve his union together with his spouse, Liza on the grounds that she swore to make his life depressing and in addition flip him to a pauper.
Bale made the prayer in a divorce petition filed in opposition to his spouse earlier than the court docket, NAN experiences.
“When my enterprise crumbled, I moved to Abuja, and fortuitously, I secured a job with a personal agency, and I invited my spouse and kids to affix me.
“When my spouse got here, I instructed her to bear with me and handle with my small job, pending when the larger job will come.
“Although she agreed, shortly after my plea, my spouse began hiding meals she purchased with the cash I gave her.
“She wastes meals in an effort to create a scarcity of meals in the home.
“After I confronted her, she instructed me that her plan was to spend all my cash and make me a pauper.
“She had an abortion when she was 4 months pregnant. The identical physician she procured an abortion from is her lover,” he alleged.
The respondent, Liza, who was current in court docket, denied all of the allegations.
The Presiding Choose, Shitta Muhammad, adjourned the matter till Oct. 22 for the respondent’s defence.