Obasanjo’s wife loses suit to postpone son’s wedding
By Sewe Ishola
Mrs Taiwo Obasanjo, the wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has lost the case, she filed at an Ikeja High Court, seeking the postponement of the wedding of her son, Olujonwo to Tope Adebutu.
Justice Lateefa Okunnu of the Ikeja High Court dismissed the suit on the grounds that the court lacked jurisdiction to hear the suit because Olujonwo, 33, is an adult.
While, former President Obasanjo and the father of the bride, Sir Kessington Adebutu, promoter of Premier Lotto known as “Baba Ijebu” who are the respondents to the suit were absent in court, Mrs Taiwo Obasanjo was present.
Mrs Obasanjo had in her suit filed on March 27, prayed that the wedding which is scheduled for May 11, be moved to any date after June 1 which is Olujonwo’s 34th birthday.
According to her, she had received various warnings and prophecies from men of God that her son should not be involved in any elaborate celebration before his birthday.