#Nigeria - A resident of #gidanhakiin #sokotoNorth LGA of Sokoto State, Malam Bello Umar, has asked his divorce-seeking wife to pay N3 #millionfor her #freedom.
His wife, Aishatu Shehu, had sued Umar at the City Lower #ShariaCourt, Sokoto, #prayingfor a divorce.
NAN reports that Aishatu, who spoke through her lawyer, Mr Abubakar Sani, told the court that her husband has no #respectfor her #parentsand other relatives.
She said there was no #peaceas #husbandand #wifefor five years. “I am ready to pay N150, 000 to Umar in order to #divorceme, or the court should order the valuation of the exact amount to be given,” she said.
Umar, through’s counsel, Mr Ibrahim Nata’ala, told the court that Aishatu must pay N3 million due to the present #economic #recessionin the country.” “If she failed to pay the #money, the court should allow the couple to settle with their relations on how best to settle the matter.”