Delta Excessive Court docket Choose Cries Out After DNA Check Confirmed He Is Not The Father Of His Three Grownup Kids
Okorodas who mentioned he was first notified of the paternity fraud by an nameless supply, mentioned the repulsive act of his ex-wife prompted him to conduct DNA checks on all his kids
Hon Justice Anthony Okorodas who was sworn in as a decide of Delta State Excessive Court docket in 2018, has cried out after he performed a DNA take a look at on his youngsters and discovered that three of them aren’t his.
In a press release launched by the Excessive Court docket Choose, he accused his former spouse Celia Juliet Ototo of dishonest throughout their marriage which ended 11 years in the past.
Okorodas who mentioned he was first notified of the paternity fraud by an nameless supply, mentioned the repulsive act of his ex-wife prompted him to conduct DNA checks on all his kids.
Recounting how his spouse walked away from their marriage when her youngest baby (who’s now 17 years of age) was simply 6-years-old, the Choose mentioned the DNA take a look at uncovered that his spouse cheated whereas nonetheless married to him.
The Assertion Learn;
“PRESS STATEMENT: BY HON. JUSTICE ANTHONY EZONFADE OKORODAS
Girls and gents of the Press, I thanks for attending this press convention. I’ve taken the choice to handle the Press in respect of sure traumatic developments which have arisen between me and my ex-wife, Barrister Celia Juliet Ototo of the Ototo Household of Ovum in Yenagoa Native Authorities Space of Bayelsa State. It’s now almost 11 years since our separation and divorce. This Press Assertion is essential to be able to forestall damaging speculations, half-truths, and outright lies from individuals who could wish to money in on the tragedy that has befallen my residence.
Someday throughout the coronavirus lockdowns early final yr, I acquired info from an nameless supply that indicated that the final of the three kids from my earlier marriage was the truth is not my organic baby. As a result of COVID-19 restrictions on the time, I needed to wait till August 2020 to hold out a DNA take a look at. The DNA take a look at consequence which got here out in September 2020 confirmed that I used to be not the organic father of the kid.
Consequently, I convened a joint assembly between my prolonged household on the one aspect, and Celia’s paternal and maternal households (i.e., the Ototo Household of Ovum City and the Agbagidi Household of Yenagoa City) on the opposite aspect, the place I confronted her with the paternity fraud allegation.
Though she initially strongly insisted that I used to be the organic father, she has since confessed to having the kid with one other man throughout the course of our marriage.
This repulsive act of my ex-wife prompted me to conduct DNA checks in respect of the 2 different kids. A number of days in the past, the outcomes got here out. Sadly, none of them is my organic baby.
This abomination has triggered excruciating psychological trauma to me, my current spouse, Barrister (Mrs) Ebi Okorodas, and all the harmless kids concerned. That is notably so for Ebi, who has needed to comply with have DNA checks on the 4 kids of our personal marriage. Fortunately, the take a look at outcomes verify every of them to be my organic baby.
It is very important state that Celia walked away from the wedding when her youngest baby (who’s now 17 years of age) was simply 6 years outdated. Since then, all of her kids have lived with my spouse, Ebi, and I, and we now have been wholly accountable for their wellbeing and schooling.
Mates who’re near my household would readily attest to the truth that except particularly knowledgeable, nobody might inform that the youngsters weren’t the organic kids of my current spouse.
Ebi and I might proceed to help the youngsters in any approach that we are able to. Certainly, even after the discharge of the primary DNA take a look at consequence which proved that I used to be not the organic father of the final baby, we now have continued to pay for his schooling in a personal boarding college.
The 2 different kids are College undergraduates. The primary, a feminine, can be a graduate later this yr, and the second will quickly enter his 4th yr of examine. We pray for them to beat the trauma and develop into accountable residents of our nation.
For Celia and her boyfriend or boyfriends, we depart them to their conscience. Thanks very a lot.
The Hon. Justice Anthony Ezonfade Okorodas, Ph.D. Choose
Excessive Court docket of Delta State
January 28, 2021.”