On Thursday, January 26, a Yoruba man identified as Lukeman Owolabi, revealed to a Customary Court in Ikole, Ekiti state, how his wife has turned him into a punching bag.
Yoruba man reveals to court how his wife has turned him into a punching bag
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), revealed that the wife had filed a suit requesting that their 23-year-old marriage is over due to constant fight and threat to life. However, the man denied ever beating his wife revealing it was the other way round.
Owolabi said: “My wife beats me whenever we fight because she has power more than me.”
The man, who said the marriage, had produced six children of between ages 6 and 22-years-old urged the court to dissolve the union.
Apart from the vexed issue of constant beating by the wife and threat to life, the estranged couple also wanted the court to intervene in a landed property to ascertain the legitimate owner between them.
The wife, Esther, who operates a restaurant and bar in the town, claimed ownership of the land, while the husband insisted the land belongs to him. The President of the court, Mrs Yemisi Ojo, fixed further hearing till February, 13.