A housewife, Bayonle Bamidele, on Tuesday narrated before an Idi-Ogungun
Customary Court in Agodi, Ibadan, how she denied and beats up her husband,
Adeyemi Bamidele each time he demands for sex, for fear of contracting HIV
This Bayonle said before the court in defense of herself in a divorce suit filed by her
husband over her refusal to have sex with him.
According to her, her husband was a womaniser who always brought his female
friends to their matrimonial home.
She said, “I have warned him to stop promiscuity to avoid contracting HIV, but he
didn’t listen to me. So, I denied him sex for fear of contracting HIV due to his carefree
However, the estranged wife therefore urged the court to grant the request of her
husband, saying she was not ready to give her body to a flirt.
The husband, who is a retiree, was said to have been the one who approached the
court for dissolution of his eight-year marriage with Bayonle on the ground that she
denied him sex.
He said, “My lord, I marry her to give me kids and satisfy my sexual urge, but the
reverse was the case.
“The union of eight years is yet to produce a child, worst still, she denies me sex and
beat me whenever I make move to sleep with her.
“She is a wicked woman, am tired of living with a wife that refused to give me sex,”
The President of the Court, Chief Mukaila Balogun, dissolved the marriage and
directed the plaintiff to pay N5, 000 to the defendant to pack her belongings from the