This is not the best of times for the former Minister for Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode after news broke in the early hours of Thursday that his marriage has crashed.
Fani-Kayode, who came under heavy criticisms few weeks ago over his verbal abuse of Daily Trust reporter had been married to ex-beauty queen wife, Precious Chikwendu, a union a family sources said, has now come to an abrupt end.
Chikwendu’s uncle, Okey Onyemachi, was quoted by Premium Times as saying; “I am aware that they are separated and are not staying together as we speak”.
The marriage- Fani-Kayode’s second- had looked relatively peaceful since 2014, with the former Minister taking to social media to praise his spouse on several occasions.
PremiumTimes’ source revealed that the marriage broke down due to a health challenge which Chikwendu has been trying to manage since they became a couple while unconfirmed reports said the separation to domestic violence and allegation that the triplet sons may not have been fathered by Fani-Kayode as they were conceived through IVF and Chikwendu had demanded a DNA test.