A lecturer with the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara State has approached an Osun State High Court sitting in Ede requesting for a dissolution of marriage between him and his wife.
Bankole is basing the request for the dissolution of his union with his wife on alleged infidelity with the Rector of the school, Dr. Lateef Olatunji.
In a petition with reference number HED/250/2021 submitted to the court, Bankole also alleged that his wife, Adebukunola is cruel, promiscuous, disloyal and waywardness.
Bankole who revealed that he and his wife have been living apart in the past two years states that they were married at the marriage Registry at Amuwo Festac Town, Lagos before relocating to Ijagbo via Offa, Kwara State.
The Complainant added that the marriage is blessed three children, ages 18, 16 and 9 years.
In his explanation for opting for dissolution of the Union, Bankole explained that, "Since the marriage, my wife has been behaving in such a way that I can’t reasonably be expected to live with her because she continuously had illicit affairs, committed adultery with the Rector, Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State, Dr Lateef Olatunji to the extent of it becoming scandalous and also a subject of social media discourse."
He also alleged that his wife made an illegal and unauthorised trip to London for six months without his consent.
The trip, he disclosed was facilitatedby by the former Minister of State for Education, Mrs Veronica Anisulowo and Dr Olatunji and she was harboured by one Sunday Adebola and Mrs Ayodele Sodipo.
He revealed that at the time of the London trip, she was pregnant and had a premature birth and while there she was illicitly and immorally involved with the Rector and Oluwole Solanke.
He pleaded with the court to dissolve the marriage and also to grant him custody of two of the children.
The petition which was submitted to the court by his counsel, Hashim Abioye has as defendants, his wife, the Rector and one Mr Oluwole Solanke.