Abdullahi Yada’u has amde news after it was revealed that he divorced his wife after she pledged her support for President Muhammadu Buhari in next month’s presidential election.
According to BBC Hausa, the man Mr Yada’u, a resident of Kanam LGA of Plateau State, told BBC Hausa Service on Thursday that he divorced his wife, Hafsat Suleiman, because she insisted on voting for Mr Buhari.
Mr Yada’u stated that he and his wife voted for Buhari in 2015 but has been left disappointed with the administration and decided not to vote for him again, he said.
“I told her that she must not vote for him but she insisted which led to a quarrel which attracted the attention of our neighbours, I slapped her and told her to choose between voting for Buhari and staying with me. She ran away.
Later her parents called me and I narrated to them what transpired between us. But still my wife insisted on voting for Mr Buhari, that’s how I divorced her in the presence of her parents.”
Ibrahim Suleiman, the wife’s elder brother, said;
“He really disgraced us. They have been having issues even in the previous election. She is the one that convinced him to vote for Buhari, now he insisted on voting for Mr Atiku Abubakar. We decided that we will not allow her to go back to him again,” he said.