NYSC member divorces husband and refunds bride price


    A serving NYSC corp member filed a petition to a Jos Upper Area Court to
    have her marriage dissolved on the grounds that she was no longer in
    love with her husband.
    Rukayat Ahmed, 27, who lives
    in Jos with her now ex-husband, Alkasim Ahmed, argued that it was
    allowed in Islamic law for partners to separate if they were no longer
    in love and unwilling to live together.

    Alkasim did not object to
    Rukayat’s request so the marriage was dissolved. Judge Yahaya Ahmed, in
    addition to granting the separation, ordered Rukayat to refund the
    N80,000 which her husband paid when he came to…

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