By Niyi Tabiti
less than three years after what was described as one of Nigeria’s most flamboyant wedding of all times, the couple- Prince Avan Akezua and Omosede Igbinedion are no longer at ease with each other. A sign that the strong hold of the wedding between the influential couple has fallen apart is the divorce suit instituted by the Prince against Omosede reently.
According to information at the disposal of gistmaster.com, Prince Akezua has formally asked a law court to dissolve his marital union with Omosede.The case is being handled by Festus Keyamo Chambers.
Prince Akezua, nephew of Oba Of Benin got married to Omosede, daughter of Benin Billionaire, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion on 13 September 2008 in Benin.
The first sign that the marriage had broken down was media reports last year, which follows Omosede moving out of her matrimonial home. Before their marraige, Omosede was an item with Liberian born international footballer, George Weah.
Meanwhile, Prince Akezua has also taken his father-in-law to court. He is suing the the Esama of Benin,Chief Igbinedion for allegedly breaking into his home and carting away personal effects.
Akezua who is asking Igbinedion to pay him 500 million Naira (Over $3 Million USD) as damages, is also asking the court to compel Igbinedion to return the sum of 200,000 Pounds Sterling, about 10 million Naira, his WAEC,University Degree Certificate, document of his property and other things. He said these items were missing shortly after the Esama allegedly invaded his home. He is also suing Collins Igbinudu as an accomplice.