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Court dissolves 3-year-old marriage after wife eloped with lover


A Jos Central Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Thursday dissolved a three-year-old marriage between Adaka Yunana and his wife, Helen, after she eloped with her lover.

A pane of Judges, Ghazali Adam and Hyacinth Dolnanan, in granting the request made by Yunana , said, all efforts to reconcile the parties had failed.

The judges ordered Yunana and Helen to go their separate way.

Earlier, Yunana, pleaded with the court to dissolve the union, saying:” my wife eloped in 2019, the same year I married her to be with her lover.

”She didn’t call to say why she abandoned her home and when I called her.


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