Treasured Chikwendu, the estranged spouse of former Minister of Aviation and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP), Femi Fani-Kayode, has taken a authorized motion to reclaim the custody of their youngsters.
The go well with marked CV/372/2021 which was filed by her lawyer, Mrs. E. D. Moi-Wuyep, earlier than Justice Slyvanus Oriji of the Federal Capital Territory Excessive courtroom, Apo seeks amongst others, the custody of the 4 youngsters produced by the wedding.
She additionally urged the courtroom to order the ex-minister to pay N3.438 million to her month-to-month for the maintenance of the youngsters.
In response to her, the youngsters, who’re all beneath six years, have been emotionally traumatized since they had been separated from her since August 2, 2020.
She additional narrated how Kayode on the slightest provocation abused, beat and assaulted her, her late mom and her siblings after they visited.
“As we progressed within the relationship, the beatings grew to become so extreme that on many events I feared for my life.
“The respondent would strip me bare within the full glare of everybody within the premises, threaten to kill me whereas hitting me, and on different events, he exhibited all type of cruelty in the direction of me,” she mentioned.
Nonetheless, on the point out of the case on Friday, the decide discovered that Fani-Kayode, by means of his telephone dialog with the plaintiff, acknowledged receipt of the summons served on him however didn’t seem earlier than the courtroom.
The Justice adjourned the case until March 12, 2021 for formal report of service.
Recall that the wedding between the previous Minister and his estranged spouse, Treasured Chikwendu crashed as a result of allegation of home violence.
Treasured by way of her Instagram account accused Fani-Kayode of subjecting her to each verbal and bodily abuses throughout their six-year relationship, including that she was accomplished with the wedding.