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Pregnant woman seeks N30,000 allowance from husband

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A pregnant woman, Ummu lkhairi Salisu has prayed   Sharia court sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, to order her former husband, Hassan Malam, to pay her N30,000 as care allowance.

The woman , through her counsel,  N.T Abdullahi also prayed the court to confirm the one pronouncement of divorce issued by the defendant.

“We pray the court to give permission to the complainant to move her bed and side drawers from the defendant’s house,” he said

The defendant, through his lawyer, Sadiq Marafa, said that he pronounced divorce on the complainant because she left their matrimonial home without his knowledge.

”My client is aware that she is five months pregnant. I can only afford to pay N2,000 as  care allowance against the N30,000 she requested.

” We will pay for the medical bills and buy baby clothes as soon as she puts to bed,” he said

He stated that he was not aware of any piece of furniture belonging to the complainant  as  she didn’t come with anything, to his house when he married her.

The case was  adjourned  to November 16, for ruling by Justice , Rilwanu Kyaudai,

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