An Abuja-based man, Lukman Abdulaziz, has divorced his wife, Rashidat, after 19 years of marriage, on grounds that sheâ€™s not prayerful.
Abdulaziz, a Muslim, approached the Grade I Area Court in Kubwa, Federal Capital Territory, praying that the court confirm the divorce of his wife, Rashidat, after he had already done so, according to an Islamic injunction.
He explained that he was divorcing her because she does not observe daily prayers, among other irreconcilable differences.
He also accused his wife of disliking his family, especially his mother. He said that he asked her to follow him to the village for her to resolve issues with his mum, but she refused.
â€œShe does not observe her daily prayers and does not like my family members. I asked her to follow me to the village so that we can resolve issues on why she dislikes my mother and she refused.
â€œI pronounced divorce to her on June 6 and she has observed her iddah. I am no longer interested in the marriage and have informed her parents,â€
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