A woman identified as Mrs Olayemi Ajetunmobi has pleaded with a court sitting in Idi Ogungun at Agodi in Ibadan not to continue with a divorce suit filed by her husband, Taofeek over her inability to read the Holy Quran and pray in Islam.
The housewife told a customary court sitting in Idi-Ogungun at Agodi in Ibadan that her husband, Taofeek, disliked her due to her inability to read the Holy Qur’an and pray in the Islamic way.
Speaking to the court on the matter, Ajetunmobi, said she agreed to convert to her husband’s religion, Islam about 19 years ago before their marriage, but she wouldn’t be able to cope due to some Islamic doctrines, coupled with the fact that she had found a new religion, Christianity.
“I cannot read the Qur’an or observe the daily five prayer times and other Islamic rites, but I go to church without the knowledge of my husband,” Ajetunmobi said.
Taofeek had approached the court to dissolve their 19-year-old marriage after the union had blessed them with three children.
Ajetunmobi added that she lied to her husband that she did not attend any church.
The respondent then pleaded with the court not to continue with the suit saying she still sees Taofeek as her husband.
Responding to all her claims, Taofeek described his wife as being a talkative and that his relationship with her was full of “deceit and insincerity”
“I do not want any ugly occurrence because I have a hot temper; we have been living together like cat and rat since last year. Taofeeq said.
“The court should uphold my request so that peace can reign and both of us can live happily in our respective locations.