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Just In: Court Strikes Out Suit Seeking To Stop Obasanjo’s Son Wedding

Justice Lateefa Okunnu, this morning struck out the suit filed by wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Taiwo Obasanjo Seeking to stop the wedding of their son Olujonwo.

Mrs Taiwo had through the suit filed before the Family Court sought an order to postpone the wedding of Olujonwo beyond May, 2017 on the ground of a spiritual advice she was given concerning him.

She also prayed to court to compel all stakeholders in the wedding to agree to postpone the wedding so as to allow her perform her parental duties towards his son.

However in a short ruling this morning, Okunnu said her court being a family court does not have jurisdiction to entertain a matter involving an adult who is over 33 years old.

In the ruling Okunnu said: ” On March 27, 2017 I directed counsels to address me on whether this court have jurisdiction to entertain a suit over a child that is an adult.

“This court adjudicates on matters involving children under 18 years and the subject matter is this suit in a 33 years adult.

” I regret to say that this court does not have jurisdiction to hear this matter. Moreover this suit does not disclose any cause of action.

” This suit is hereby dismissed in its entirety”

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