Temitope Obasanjo Debunks Husband’s Allegations Files Counter-Affidavit
Tope Adebutu, a magistrate in Ogun state and wife of Olujonwo Obasanjo, son of former president Olusegun Obasanjo, has filed a counter-affidavit in court.
Olujonwo had approached an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court in Lagos, saying that shortly after the wedding ceremony, he suffered from physical assaults by his wife as well as threats from his wife, adding that he has had to leave his matrimonial home as he feared for his life. He called on the court to intervene and help prevent further attacks. See the document HERE.
In this counter-affidavit, Tope refuted allegations of assault against her, while accusing Olujonwo of cheating on her, saying he hasn’t agreed to consummate their marriage.
She alleged that she was lonely at their honeymoon destination for five days while Olujonwo was in a Lagos hotel “in the company of other women”.
She also added that Olujonwo was checked into a drug rehabilitation facility from the end of January 2018 to the second week of March and that when his mother didn’t know where he was, alleged that he was missing, and “cause to be published, defamatory publications against” her in two national dallies.
She also debunked Olujonwo’s claim that she was on anti-depressants, saying the only medical condition she had after their marriage was uterine fibroid which she said she had treated.
Recall that Jonwo’s mother, a former wife of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Taiwo, had in 2017 raised the alarm over what she claimed would be the evil consequences of their son, Jonwo Obasanjo marrying Tope.
She also dragged Obasanjo and Adebutu to court to stop the wedding. Taiwo was ignored and the wedding took place amidst pomp on May 11-13 respectively in Lagos.
“My mother-in-law continues to attack, ridicule and defame me with the aim of destroying my career and frustrating my marriage to the Applicant (Jonwo)” Tope also stated about Taiwo Obasanjo.
She said Olujonwo deserted her for over four months but only came back in March 2018 to ask that they be separated.
See her counter-affidavit below:
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