Balikis, a residence of Alagbado area, Ilorin, made this known when she testified in her divorce proceedings against her husband, Saka.
She said: “I want an end to this marriage because I cannot continue with a figurehead and an irresponsible man that left all his responsibility for me.
“He has abandoned me and the children for two years without providing for me and my children. No food, no money.
He always beats me whenever I ask for our needs.” Balikis, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the marriage was contracted in 2006 and blessed with two children, Lukman and Abdullahi.
The petitioner urged the court to dissolve the 10-year-old marriage citing lack of care for and the children. She added that she was no longer in love with Saka anymore.
Balikis prayed the court to compel the respondent to pay her N10,000 as monthly upkeep allowance. Saka did not object to his wife’s prayer.
The respondent added that he was tired of Balikis’ troublesome behaviour. He also that he could not avoid paying the upkeep allowance, but told the court to order her to pay the children school fees The Area Court judge, Mr. Abdulqudri Ibrahim, adjourned the case till No