The man at the centre of a property row with his wife believes a Congolese man is the cause of his marriage woes.
George Oballa was kicked out of their multi-million shilling, eight-bedroom Karen home in February by Joan Abilla-Oballa, his wife of 20 years, whom he suspects of having an affair with a Congolese man.
His suspicions were aroused when he allegedly stumbled upon two suitcases in the house stuffed with men’s clothes and an assortment of paraphernalia in May 2014.
He says he did not react immediately. Reportedly, an opportune time presented itself two months later when Joan, a mother of their three children, explained that the luggage belonged to expatriate colleagues at an NGO where she worked as the executive officer.
When Oballa finally confronted her about the Congolese man, Joan reportedly offered no explanation. Instead, she packed and left in a huff to her parent’s home in Gigiri, Nairobi in July 2014, claims Oballa.
Oballa also blames the in-laws for their overbearing influence on their ‘ever nagging’ daughter who returned after her blood relations requested for reconciliation.
He says that he obliged, only for Joan to pack as he engaged the in-laws and “from that day, she went to court and the children’s court drama started. Oballa claims his wife ‘consulted’ the Congolese man to ensure he was dealt with.
The wife temporarily succeeded in locking him out of their matrimonial home in February before High Court judge Weldon Korir reversed an earlier court decision by MORE ON PAGE 2