A wife, Oluwole Bukola, has dragged her husband, Oluwole Oluwaseyi, before the Agege Customary Court over his refusal to give child support. The couple were separated from each other, with the wife entrusted the custody of their children. The court had previously ordered the husband, Oluwaseyi to be paying the mother of his three children N15,000 monthly upkeep.
Frustrated about her husband's refusal to abide by the order, Bukola returned to the court to lodge a complaint.
She said, “I am tired of shouldering the responsibility of three kids, I buy pad for my 13-year-old daughter and still feed the kids and myself. My husband is irresponsible I want to give up the kids.”
The woman, who claimed she currently had no job, lamented taking care of their children was a huge financial burden on her and threatened to willingly give up custody of their children.
Ibironke Elabor, the court president cautioned Bukola against her threat, reminding her of the husband’s known irresponsible behaviour.
Elabor said should Bukola decided to give up the children, she would order that they be kept in government welfare home.
The court president said she would ensure Oluwaseyi complied with paying the monthly upkeep, even if it required involving the Police.
The court was adjourned till March 20, 2018.