Thursday, 19 October 2017

Court releases Aminu Abubakar after he was remanded for contempt of court order, grants custody of his children to ex-wife

The Magistrate Court sitting at the Tinubu axis of Lagos Island has reportedly released Aminu Abubakar, son of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar following his locked up in the transit cell for not have obeyed a court order.

Magistrate Kikelomo Ayeye reportedly ordered the remand following his failure to produce his son, Amir Atiku, 7, in court, whom he took away from his estranged wife, Miss Ummi Bukar Bolori

Few hours after he was remanded in custody, the court in turn ordered his release after the boy was produced in court.

Aminu's ex-wife was granted custody of the boy for 10 days, thereafter, the court will decide which side of the divide the boy will permanently stay and his eight-year-old sister who is also with Ms. Bolori.

The matter, however has been adjourned until November 1 for the determination of the full custody of the two children.

Recall the estranged couple got married in Borno state in 2007, and enjoyed a five-year marriage before their union was dissolved by a Sharia Court in Maiduguri in 2011.

Following their separation and battle over their children, on 11th of October 2017, Miss Bolori secured a court injunction to take custody of their children upon reports that her kids who have been with their father, were lacking motherly care.

The court document also revealed that their 8-year-old daughter sent numerous text messages to her that she wasn't happy at her father's home and wanted to be with her.

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