Nana Oye Lithur finally reacts to divorce petition

By Clement Edward Kumsah
Nana Oye Lithur

Nana Oye Lithur, Former Minister for Gender has finally broken her silence on the number of issues raised by her husband Tony Lithur who is currently in court seeking for a divorce.

In a petition dated May 2, 2018, which was filed at a High Court in Accra, revealed that their marriage had broken down beyond repair and his continuous stay in the marriage would only cause him pain.

Tony Lithur said Nana Oye Lithur cheated on him without any regard for his ‘sensibilities’, and also she constantly accuses him of cheating on her even if she just sees him talking with another lady or working with another lady.

The petition added that one of the men who is allegedly flirting with Nana Oye Lithur is one James Yankah.

“James Yankah has also for sometime now resorted to calling respondent regularly at odd hours, sometimes late at night, talking for an extended time, and sometimes while Petitioner is in the bedroom with Respondent. On the last occasion, Petitioner could not help asking respondent after a conversation lasting about for almost an hour, if she has finished conversing with her “boyfriend”, James Yankah. Respondent betrayed herself by asking Petitioner if he has been reading her text messages. Petitioner ignored” Portion of the petition filed by Tony Lithur against Nana Oye Lithur.

However, in an initial response several hours after the news broke, Nana Oye Lithur has said the wild allegations highlighted by her husband Tony Lithur are unfortunate and can’t be true.

“Everyone who knows me and everything I stand for knows that the unfortunate allegations against me cannot be true.” She said in a statement.

“As a lawyer of 25 years standing, I have a firm belief in our legal system and God Almighty to vindicate the truth”, she added.

Nana Oye Lithur, nonetheless appealed to all and sundry to assist her family especially their children with prayers as they go through difficult times.

“There is no doubt that these are trying times for my family, and I would like to count on your prayers especially for our children” the statement added

 

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