A teacher, Farida Muhammad, has approached a Sharia Court in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, seeking divorce.
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Muhammad, a resident of Kaduna, told the court that she does not know the whereabouts of her husband, Ahmad.
“He was on admission in the hospital receiving treatment. He was discharged in August 2020, and has not been heard from since then.
“My people have been searching for him since them. We also made announcements in the media and have not heard anything.
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“He left us with nothing and his salary has been suspended in his place of work. I am praying the court to terminate our marriage,” Muhammad said.
Musa Sango, who identified himself as Ahmad’s elder brother, told the court that what the plaintiff said was true.
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“Ahmad is my younger brother and he is nowhere to be found. His ATM card is with his wife and his salary has been stopped which is against the rules of civil service in Kaduna State,” Sango said.
The judge, Murtala Nasir, after listening to the parties, adjourned the case till May 11.