A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, has  dissolved the  four-year-old marriage between Lateef Amzat and his wife, Romoke, over the husband’s alleged  impotence.

According to the  court president, Chief Henric Agbaje,  the evidence before the court showed that the couple were  no longer interested in the marriage. The court, therefore, had no option than to dissolve the marriage.

The judge ruled: “ The court gave the couple two weeks of grace to resolve their differences amicably but they did not reach any accord.

“Therefore, in the interest of peace and order, I pronounce the marriage dissolved since both parties are willing to part ways.

Romoke had earlier told the court to dissolve her marriage to Lateef  due to his alleged impotence.

The complainant  told the court that Amzat had not been able to impregnate her, adding that efforts to seek medical cure had failed.

She accused  Lateef of failing to  heed medical  instructions, especially  on the usage of drugs.

Lateef, however, claimed  that his impotence could be due to ‘spiritual attack’  which required divine intervention.


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