According to him, after the burial, his mother in-law, who was planning to go back to America a few weeks after, called a family meeting and said things were going to be difficult for the family after the demise of her husband.
Okoro said he formally married Adedoyin on June 17, 2006 and paid her bride price after two children, adding that he bought air ticket for the estranged wife, his two children and the mother in-law in July 2006 shortly after their marriage, for a vacation in US, stating that at the end of July, the wife came back to Nigeria and ran away with her two children on August 6, 2006.
He added that she switched off her phone, but came back to start living together during Valentine ’s Day of 2007.
He said to his amazement, his wife became pregnant when he had not touched her since they got back together. He expressed disgust that his wife and mother-in-law’s has been pleading that he should accept the pregnancy.
Magistrate Komolafe adjourned the matter till April 8.