A Customary Court docket in Ibadan, on Thursday granted custody of dual youngsters to a dealer, Abiodun Adeoye, over his spouse, Rukayat’s ”deteriorating psychological sickness”.
Delivering judgment, Chief Ademola Odunade, the President of the court docket held that the court docket had no possibility than to grant Adeoye’s prayer for the custody of the kids as a result of Rukayat was not able to offering motherly care.
“From the data obtainable to this court docket, Rukayat’s situation may put the kids’s lives in danger as a result of she is already treating them unkindly, beating infants like grown-ups.
“The place of the legislation is that anybody who’s mentally imbalanced shouldn’t be match to deal with delicate points akin to these regarding elevating youngsters efficiently.
“Subsequently, Abiodun’s mom is in a greater place to maintain them and if Rukayat’s relations are desirous of seeing them, they’re free to strategy the court docket,” Odunade mentioned.
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) studies that the court docket dissolved the wedding between Adeoye and Rukayat in July on grounds of lack of ability to carry out wifely roles.
Below cross-examination, the court docket took word of Rukayat’s deplorable psychological situation because the solutions she offered to the questions requested didn’t correlate.
In accordance with Adeoye’s mom, no one suspected Rukayat’s situation till she moved into her son’s residence.
“She talks to herself occasionally. No person suspected something after she gave beginning to the twins till she began throwing issues round the home.
“We did the whole lot humanly potential to maintain her. We tried the normal means and the medical one, nevertheless it failed.
“In reality, we spent over N1 million on her marital rites,” she informed the court docket.