I left my matrimonial home for fear of my life – Ex-gov Chime’s wife

By FN Editor on 11/06/2019

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 216


Clara,  estranged wife of former Enugu State  Governor Sullivan Chime,  on Monday told an FCT High Court in Apo, Abuja,  that she left her matrimonial home for fear of her life, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Clara made the allegation while being cross-examined by counsel for Chime, Paul Onyia, in the petition filed by ex-governor for the dissolution of their 11-year-old marriage.

Clara told the court that she met her husband while he was governor.

She said, “I bought two vehicles – a  Lexus 570 SUV and a BMW S6 – for myself while married to the former governor.

“I did not use his money to buy the vehicles.”

She also said she bought her landed property from the Enugu State Housing Corporation, adding that she paid for it after leaving office .

Clara said, “I have the title documents of the landed property.”

Asked if she was aware that the petitioner ceased to be governor since 2015, Clara said, “I am aware that he ceased to be Enugu State governor on May 29, 2015.”

She, however, disclosed that she did not know how much Chime earns as pension.”

She also told the court that she was involved in oil and gas business, adding that she had been living well despite not receiving maintenance allowance from her husband since 2013 they had been living apart.

She also alleged that her estranged husband had refused to allow her see her only child with him.

“I only see my child during Church services or at social events whenever I am in town,” Clara said.

After listening to her testimony, Justice Angela Otaluka adjourned the case until October 14 for adoption of final written addresses.

 

 

Posted on June, 11 2019

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


You may also like...
Ebonyi commissioner, contractor trade words over N1.2b project...

Nigeria 2-2 South Africa :Nigeria fail to qualify...

I made APC what it is today, I...

Naira Marley: We are not chasing musicians —EFCC...

Senate partners Russian oil giants to develop Nigeria’s...

Alleged Forgery: Kemi Adeosun shun Nigerians, meets IMF...

Breaking news: Damaturu under attack by Boko haram...

I will contest for an elective position in...

You're a blessing to Abia, Eze Enweremadu tells...

10 Die Of Diarrhoea In Abuja, Nigeria

120 lawyers to defend suspected killers of Alkali...

UPDATE: EFCC re-arraigns Abia Ex-Governor, Orji Uzor kalu...
News Abia Election Special (5) Abia Supplementary Polls Update (18) Abia Supplementary Result update (22) Appointments (12) Breaking News (205) Business (53) Campus News (5) Crime (191) Economy (132) Education (161) Entertainment (175) Fashion and Style (4) General (1183) Health (121) Inside Africa (52) International News (311) Interviews (37) National (2055) Politics (1207) Press Releases (145) Religion (12) Security (161) Sports (462) Technology (29) World News (87)

 

 

Advertisement

 

Latest News 26-year-old Youth Corps member appointed commissioner in Kwara Xenophobia: Lawmakers invite Air Peace boss for commendation, threatens foreign affairs minister South Korea to kill 4,000 pigs as it confirms first African swine fever outbreak NAFDAC warns against consumption of non-iodised salt BREAKING: Tribunal sacks APGA lawmaker Obinna Ichita, orders fresh election Abia scholarship board releases modalities for initial overseas scholarship Seun Onigbinde resigns as Technical Adviser after backlash UN grants Special Consultative Status to Vicar Hope Foundation I don’t know what IPOB is looking for till date - Okorocha FG approves N166B for construction of road in Abia, Anambra, Niger and others

 

Most Read Islamic agenda for Nigeria – Pastor Bosun (25,662 views) 47 YEARS AFTER, HIS EXCELLENCY, COMMODORE EBITU UKIWE (Rtd) MAKES THE “OFO NDI IGBO” RECIPIENTS LIST (21,865 views) The show of shame that sealed Justice Uzokwe’s fate (18,114 views) Breaking News : Dr Okezie Ikpeazu resigns from Abia State Environmental Sanitation Agency (ASEPA). (9,069 views) Abiriba Kingdom Celebrates as Eze Kalu Kalu Ogbu (IV) marks 14th year on the throne (8,361 views) Lawyers accuse Lagos Police of working for PDP (8,010 views) Ebola virus in Syria – Infecting ISIS members (7,909 views) Cojoined Twins Abby And Brittany Hensel Pose in Bikini (7,773 views) Radio Biafra delivers AM Transmitter (7,735 views) ‘Why fuel scarcity persists’ (7,131 views)