“We have been fornicating” – Simi tells Adekunle Gold after court order nullifies their marriage
Nigerian singer, Simi has reacted to news of marriages conducted at the Ikoyi registry being declared null and void by a Federal High court sitting in Lagos.
The mother of one took to Twitter in her usual jovial manner to call out her husband, Adekunle Gold for having extramarital sex. The court order has kept social media buzzing as many debate the fate of marriages that have been declared null and void. Simi’s question to her husband comes after Banky W called Adesua Etomi his babymama.
Ngbor, @adekunleGOLD we have been fornicating?
The court order as seen by Within Nigeria in a ThisDayLive report states that the court, presided over by Justice D. E. Osiagor, held that only the local government marriage registries were empowered to conduct marriages by the provisions of the 1999 Constitution (as amended).
He submitted that the conduct of marriages and issuance of certificates were statutorily the job of the local governments as provided by the law.
The judge added that the acts of the federal government through the Ministry of Interior,operating marriage registries was beyond their powers and held that all marriages conducted by federal marriage registries or through their agents were illegal and invalid.