There are indications that Precious Chikwendu, a former magnificence queen and estranged spouse of former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has been arrested and detained by the police within the Federal Capital Territory.
A human rights activist, Harrison Gwamnishu acknowledged in a Facebook put up on Wednesday nights disclosed that Precious was detained after honouring an invite by the Force CID, Area 10 in Abuja.
This adopted allegations of prison intimidation, blackmail, deflation of character and malicious publication by Fani-Kayode in opposition to his ex-wife, in response to the police invitation letter sighted by SaharaReporters.
Gwamnishu wrote, “I spoke to Precious Chikwendu this morning and she told me she’s going to honor Police invitation. I immediately reached out to Tracy Mcwary to follow up and ensure she get (sic) all necessary support.
“She has been detained by police, courtesy Femi Fani-Kayode who has continued to disclaim her entry to her youngsters. For these of you saying again off, Precious is my pal and there’s no means Harrison will again off.
“A mother needs her children and that’s all seek #FreePrecious.”
Precious on Wednesday in an Instagram put up accused Fani-Kayode and a detailed pal of his, Senator Grace Bent, of utilizing the police to intimidate her.
The former magnificence queen additionally shared a photograph of a letter from the police inviting her for questioning on the Force Criminal Investigation Department Abuja.
“So these two, think they would use the police that is meant for all of us to intimidate me? Jokers. Mr Fani-Kayode and Grace Bent, you would tell me what this show of power is all about if not for my kids. If you had any shame, you would sit with my lawyers and straighten issues. It’s a shame we got to this bridge,” she stated.
Precious and the previous Minister have been locked in a child-custody battle following their break-up in August 2020.
Fani-Kayode, who had had a hat-trick of marriages earlier than assembly Precious with whom he has 4 sons, together with a set of two-year-old triplets, accused her of infidelity.
Sources instructed SaharaReporters that the previous Minister began bodily abusing Precious from the primary 12 months of their marriage — the identical destiny that befell her three predecessors.
The violence, it was gathered, elevated because the years glided by.
FFK because the ex-minister is usually referred to, was stated to have ordered Precious to abort her final being pregnant, claiming it didn’t belong to him.
The sources stated Precious ignored him however received savage beating, together with on her stomach for the recalcitrance.
A supply stated Fani-Kayode at all times hit the lady violently in presence of their homehelps and typically threatened her with a gun by sticking the weapon in her mouth to warn her in opposition to squealing.
He typically instructed his bodyguard to hit the ex-beauty queen.
Fani-Kayode’s first spouse, Saratu Attah, whom he married when he was 22, was additionally commonly pummeled by him.
Sources stated the lady, daughter of the late Adamu Attah, was viciously crushed for requesting a swimming pool of their residence on Marine Road in Apapa, Lagos. FFK’s subsequent marriage was to Yemisi Odesanya, daughter of a choose. She is now referred to as Yemisi Wada after remarrying.
In newspaper interviews, the lady instructed tales of Fani-Kayode’s viciousness and lack of care for his or her daughters, the explanation for which he was excluded from the wedding of certainly one of them, Temitope, in 2014.
Despite the disconnect between him and the kids, FFK by no means fails to promote his “love” for them on Facebook on their birthdays.
Precious not too long ago instructed the Court of Appeal in Abuja that her former husband lacks the capability to cater for his or her 4 kids.
Precious alleged the oldest amongst their kids had stopped faculty, and that their younger triplets had but to begin education.
The plaintiff, who calls for a month-to-month fee of N3.5 million for the maintenance of their 4 sons, had alleged in her swimsuit earlier than an Abuja High Court that Fani-Kayode, “beat her up on several occasions even while she was pregnant.”