A lady, Alice Effiong, has alleged that her husband, Columbus Effiong, bodily assaulted her and knocked out her enamel after punching her within the face violently.
The girl stated her husband, who’s a lawyer, beats her persistently regardless of having produced three youngsters within the marriage.
A clip obtained by SaharaReporters confirmed the lady’s mouth full of blood after allegedly receiving punches from her husband.
In one other clip, a dialog between their landlord and Columbus, the lawyer was heard complaining of the frustrations he had skilled on the hand of his spouse.
He stated his spouse pushed him into it, citing a number of methods she had allegedly not lived as much as her tasks.
He stated: “If it’s jail, I’m prepared, even whether it is for 10 years, I’ll be glad, so she’s going to really feel the brunt of what I’m feeling, the college charges, the feeding, the nonsensical factor she is doing in my home. She has pushed me into this. Why will anyone with youngsters be sleeping round 8:30 am?
“There is no love, it is the children that are making me condone her in this marriage.”
He was heard promising to additional assault his spouse for attempting to take authorized steps in opposition to him.
Alice, whose entrance enamel are usually not lacking, stated the physician has knowledgeable her of the necessity to get synthetic enamel put in.
She stated her husband had been beating her for a very long time however she described the newest assault as brutal.
“We have three children: two boys and one girl. He has been beating me for a long time, I reported him to his people thinking it would stop but it didn’t. In 2017, he married a policewoman but he was beating her too and she left him because he had beaten her up to 5 times. I am just coming from the health centre, the doctor said they will put artificial teeth for me.”
Alice is attempting to take authorized steps however she is confused by the process. According to her, she was issued some letters by the Ministry of Justice, instructing her to submit the letter to the social welfare workplace at Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Secretariat in Lagos.
She stated the chief welfare officer requested if her husband had been paying lease and their youngsters college charges, to which she stated sure.
“The landlord took me to Akinpelu Police Station however it appears they don’t seem to be severe, so he referred me to Alausa and there, they gave me a letter that I’ll submit on the native authorities secretariat.
“But they advised me it’s not a welfare challenge however reasonably a purely home violence challenge after which, I used to be referred again to Akinpelu Police Station Human Rights Unit.
“When I received to Akinpelu Police Station Human Rights Unit, the lady there stated I ought to wait until this Saturday morning as a result of my husband might need a case to take care of throughout the week.
Alice stated she does not wish to separate from her husband however hopes he could be prevailed upon to cease assaulting her.
She stated, “I don’t want to separate from him but when the deliberations are concluded on Saturday and he doesn’t change, I might have to leave him. All I want is that they should ensure he doesn’t beat me anymore. It’s the beating I don’t want.”