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It’s official! Toke’s 3-yr marriage to Maje dissolved by Lagos court



It's official! Toke's 3-yr marriage to Maje dissolved by Lagos court

Chatterbox media personality Toke Makinwa has officially cut ties with her estranged hubby and fitness guru Maje Ayida after their troubled three-year marriage was officially dissolved by an Igbosere High Court in Lagos.

It could be recalled that,Toke in June 2016, officially filed for a divorce with Maje following an infidelity saga when she presented her petition before Justice Pedro of the Lagos State High Court through her lawyers.

While delivering judgment, Justice Morenike Obadina, said Toke’s hubby Maje filed an answer to the petition but did not give oral evidence in support of it, noting that the law was settled as pleadings did not amount to evidence.

“Pleadings on which no evidence was led are deemed abandoned. Therefore, Ayida’s evidence is deemed abandoned.

“The effect being that the petitioner’s evidence is unchallenged and uncontroverted,’’ she ruled.

According to Justice Obadina, the issue of cruelty which the petitioner (Makinwa) relied on was established because of the “mental and emotional stress” she was subjected to by her husband.

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The judge said Makinwa had sufficiently proven that the husband committed adultery and continued to flaunt his adulterous relationships even to her face.

“I hold that the marriage has broken down on grounds of intolerable behaviour.

“I hereby pronounce a `Decree Nisi’ dissolving the marriage between Makinwa and Ayida which was administered at the Federal Marriage Registry, Ikoyi, Lagos, on Jan. 15, 2014.

“The order Nisi shall become absolute three months from today unless within that period sufficient cause is shown why it should not be made absolute,” Obadina said.

After testifying in court in which she revealed that her husband committed adultery with his mistress, Anita Solomon, in a relationship that produced a child, Toke tendered some documents including their marriage certificate which were admitted in evidence.

Before foreclosing all evidence and asking his counsel, Mr T. O. Lawal, not to continue with the defence, Maje, the first respondent, replied to the petition when served.

The marriage dissolution by the Lagos court now frees the pair as the coast is now clear for them both to get married to whoever they deem fit in the far or near future, should they both chose to exercise that right.


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