Woman Sends Husband To Prison For Marrying Second Wife After 13 Years Of Childless

Posted on March 6, 2017


Adophus Ezenwagu who was jailed by his wife, Ngozi

A 50-year-old man, Adolphus Eze-nwagu has been arrested and charged before a Lagos court after he had altercation with his barren wife, Ngozi for marrying a second wife after 13 years of childless.

He was charged with assault and was remanded in prison custody at Kikiri, Lagos.

The incident happened at 12 Musibau Saidi Street, Fatoki in Egan, a surbrb of Lagos State where Adolphus built a house and reside with Ngozi and the new wife.

An embattled Adolphus told P.M.EXPRESS that he married Ngozi 13 years ago, a marriage that didn’t produce any child.

He said he had taken Ngozi to several hospitals and churches to find solution, but all these proved fruitless.

At a point he had to called Ngozi to tell her of the need to marry another wife who will be second wife to her.

“I gave her the choice of getting the woman for me, ” Adolphus said.

He said the kind of women Ngozi brought to him was not what he wanted as he preferred a younger woman.

He said when he did not bring his taste, he told her that he was going to their village to look for a woman. This he did and brought the new wife to Lagos.

He said when he brought the new wife to Lagos, Ngozi started behaving and siezed his house documents and destroyed all the valuable property in the house with pestle.

P.M.EXPRESS learnt that Ngozi who the husband said he cannot conceive was not happy he chosen a woman by himself instead of her doing it.

Adolphus said when he attempted to stop her from  destroying valuables in the house, Ngozi alerted her family members she had arranged. They brought Police from Igando division to arrest him.

The couple hailed from Awgbu town in Orumba Local government of Anambra State.

Adolphus was charged before Magistrate’s court sitting in Ejigbo on Monday with one count charge of assault under the Criminal Code.

He pleaded not guilty.

Ngozi Ezenwagu who sent her husband Adolphus to jail 

The presiding Magistrate, Mrs J.O.E Adeyemi granted Adolphus bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in the like sum.

He was remanded in prison custody pending when he will perfect his bail condition.

The matter was adjourned till 10 April 2017.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest News

TIMI OLUBIYI, Ph.D. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic which originated in China, has infected... Continue
Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State is leaving nothing to chance to ensure that... Continue
Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has congratulated the National Leader of the All... Continue
CHIJIOKE UDEOGU  The Honourable Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uche Sampson... Continue
The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance and lawmaker representing Lagos West Senatorial... Continue
ABIODUN KOMOLAFE Once upon a sociopolitical space, there was an unknown ‘Edo Boy’, who came... Continue
The Lagos State government has taken delivery of the 110-bed isolation facility on the... Continue
Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has taken some drastic steps to contain the... Continue
The President of OJB Foundation, Hon. Olaide John Bello, OJB, has felicitated with the... Continue
DStv and GOtv are here to help stave off boredom with the launch of... Continue