Pastor Wisdom Orji pleaded Agege Customary Court in Lagos seeking dissolution of his marriage with wife, Chioma who infected him with an incurable disease.In his petition, he said his wife Chioma also intimidated, harassed and destroyed his property.
The petitioner further alleged that she is quarrelsome, saying, â€œshe calls me all sorts of names and converted my property to hers.â€
Counsel to the petitioner, Mrs. Chinenye, begged the court to give both parties time for settlement.
According to her, arrangements have been made to ensure the petitioner takes care of his wife and children.
The court president, Mr. Emmanuel Shokunle, advised the petitioner to take the respondent to hospital for treatment, while urging the respondent to give her husband pastor Wisdom Orji access to their matrimonial home.