A public servant, Chime Harrison has dragged his wife, Valeria before a Customary Court in Jikwoyi Abuja, Federal Capital Territory for alleged abandonment.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the petitioner made the allegation in a divorce petition he filed against his wife.
He alleged that his wife abandoned him and relocated to an unknown place for 12 years taking their three children along with her.
“She secretly moved from our matrimonial home with my three children to an unknown destination. I have not set my eyes on my children for over 12 years,” he said.
Harrison also told the court that his wife denied him his conjugal rights.
“I am not asking her to come back to me. I pray this honourable court to grant me divorce and custody of our children.
Valeria, a businesswoman, however denied the allegations.
The presiding judge, Labaran Gusau, adjourned the case till March 30.
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