FATIMA PEREGRINO BRIMAH
V.
OLUBANKOLE DAVY OMOKIVIE

(2016) JELR 107589 (HC)    
High Court  ·  SUIT NO: DM 64/2015 ·  18 May 2016 ·  Ghana
CORAM
HAFISATA AMALEBOBA
Core Terms Beta
respondent
petitioner
switzerland
court
nigeria
parties
united kingdom
18th december
attorney
cap
facts
marriages act
testimony of the petitioner
ticket
dissolution of the marriage
efforts
ghanaian citizen
ground
marriage certificate
matrimonial home
notice
others
part of the respondent
section
account of this conduct
adulterous affairs
adultery
alleged infidelity
circumstances
dual citizen of nigeria
exhibit a.
family members
ill-health
inability of petitioner
issues of the marriage
judgment
lawful attorney
matrimonial causes act
own testimony
respect of this marriage
respondent travel
said act
said section
suit
uncontroverted testimony of the petitioner
unreasonable behavior
unreasonable conduct of the respondent

JUDGMENT: 

The Wife- Petitioner filed this Petition against the husband - Respondent praying for a dissolution of the marriage celebrated between the parties under the Marriages Act 1884 – 1985 (CAP 127) in Accra on 18th December 2010.  

The Petitioner averred that she is a Ghanaian citizen currently domiciled in  Switzerland, while the Respondent is a dual citizen of Nigeria and United Kingdom. That there are no issues of the marriage and no proceedings have been instituted in any Court in respect of this marriage. The ground upon  which the Petitioner seeks a dissolution of the marriage between the parties  is that the marriage has broken down beyond reconciliation. The Petitioner  alleged infidelity on the part of the Respondent and further, that he concealed  from her information that he had a child with another woman until she found  same out from his correspondence with the mother of the child, after which  the Respondent apologized. The Petitioner further averred among others tha…

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