A woman went to an Igando customary court in Lagos seeking dissolution of her 4-year-old marriage and accusing her husband of conspiring with an Islamic cleric to sleep with her for 3 days in order for his business to become successful.
Mrs Musilimotu Olashuyi, 48, and her husband, Gbenga Olashuyi, 55, who have a child together, had earlier approached the court, seeking to end her marriage, claiming that an Alfa made love to her with her husband’s approval.
Narrating the incident, Musilimotu told the court:
Actually, my husband got to know the Alfa through me because I always go to his mosque to pray.
When he told me that my husband business is not moving fine, I brought him home to meet my husband. Before I know what was happening, my husband conspired with him to use me for money ritual. It was with my husband’s consent that the Alfa had sexual intercourse with me for three days.
After the incident, I started getting sick and getting emaciating and I told people around me what happened which led to the arrest of the cleric and my husband ran away. My husband resurfaced at the station after the cleric brought a remedy to cure me.
Musilimotu added that her husband threw her belongings out of their matrimonial home in her absence during which over N800,000 she kept in her boxes were stolen.
She also accused him of refusing to pay back the loan she collected on his behalf in which she stood as a guarantor. She begged the court to dissolve the marriage as she was no longer in love with her husband.
But her husband, Gbenga Olashuyi denied the allegations. He told the court that his wife and her lover, the cleric, persuaded him to buy a coffin for money ritual and that gave the cleric access to his home and wife…