An Ado Ekiti Based businessman, Mr Muyiwa Owolabi has instituted divorce proceedings against his wife, Tinuola for serially engaging adulterous relationship with men she met at various social media sites including facebook.
In a trend that has assumed worrying dimensions, Mr Owolabi the illicit activities of his wife via social media has destroyed his 10-year-old marriage to Tinuola. The divorce proceedings were filed at the Ado Ekiti Customary Court, where he insists that his wife used various social media outlets such as WhatsApp and facebook to hookup with her men friends with whom she had adulterous affairs.
During court proceedings, both Mr Muyiwa Owolabi and his wife the defendant agreed to the dissolution of the marriage over what they called irreconcilable differences, but the court has yet give a ruling and resolve the issue of who gets custody of the two issues from the marriage. Muyiwa, the petitioner, claims that he once caught Tinuola with several men including his secondary school junior.
Mr Owolabi further told the court that he had in his possession printouts of pictures and adulterous communications between Tinuola and the men, including private ones and other amorous messages between his wife and the men. He also claimed that he had compromising pictures on WhatsApp, and a conversation between his wife and one Toyin Igbalajobi, his wife’s Lagos-based friend who usually connects her with these men.
During the trial, a NOKIA C3 phone which contained the pictures were received and admitted by the court president Joseph Ogunsemi as evidence and marked as exhibits. Muyiwa also identified other men his wife had amorous relationship with to include Kunle Lawal, Aduloju Olu, Bashir, Yinka Daramola and Andy Harris who is based overseas.
Mr Owolabi also told the court that he also caught Tinuola with another man Benson Onyechere, who was a junior to him at Christ’s School, Ado Ekiti, he said the man usually spoke with her on phone but when he caught-up with her, she replaced the said Benson’s name with a female name, Bola to hide the identity of her lover. He added that another Facebook lover is one Taiwo Oyetunji she said she met on social media on March 27, 2012 while another Facebook lover, one Alaba Sunday Samson had the audacity to come to his matrimonial home to visit his wife.