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Fani-Kayode and Wife Separate, as Former Minister Demands N2Bn From Blogger for Malicious Comments Related to the Separation

Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Aviation Minister, has parted ways with his wife and mother of his four sons, Precious Chikwendu.The ex minister and his ex wife who was a model. The triplets.In another related development, the former Minister has filed a pre-litigation suit against blogger, Stella Dimoko Korkus, for making comments about his marriage he considers false and malicious.Fani-Kayode is holding out for N2 billion from the blogger as compensation.Together they have four sons.Stella had written a piece about the ex Minister and his now defunct marriage, wherein she attributed the separation to domestic violence and alleged that the male triplets might not have been fathered by Fani-Kayode as they were conceived through IVF and Chikwendu had demanded a DNA test.The family dressed in Egyptian regalia.

However, the former minister described the report as preposterous in a letter by his lawyer, Mr Adeola Adedipe, dated September 16, 2020.

The letter titled, ‘Defamation of Chief Femi Fani-Kayode – Re: Femi Fani-Kayode and Precious Chikwendu Part Ways Over Alleged Domestic Violence,’ stated that the allegations were spurious and maliciously engineered.

The blogger, Stella Dimoko Korkus.

The former minister also denied allegations that he retrieved the car he bought for his estranged wife and had left her broke.

The letter further read, “Our client is aggrieved and has instructed us to draw your attention to these libelous breaches of his person and family. By this publication, our client has received denigrating phone calls and messages across the globe by virtue of which he now suffers immeasurable loss of goodwill.”“However, he is inclined to draw a curtain over the wild and spurious claims if you retract the allegations on the same platform they were published and consequently apologise to him in two other national dailies.”“You are also advised to enter into negotiations with us for the sum of N2bn only, being a token amount for penitence. Please bear in mind that you have 14 days from receipt of this letter to comply with the highlighted mitigating measures, the failure of which will leave our client with no preferred alternative but to seek redress in court.”Saratu Atta was Fani-Kayode’s first wife.“Where did they get all the false information from? Did they speak with Chief Fani-Kayode or Precious to ascertain if it is true? To the best of my knowledge, there was never any incident of domestic violence. Nobody should drag those little children into this sort of thing. Why would someone claim he is not the real father?”Fani-Kayode and Chikwendu, who is a former beauty queen, became an item around 2015 and subsequently welcomed a son in 2016.

Femi Fani-Kayode has been married four times. His first marriage was to Saratu “Baby” Atta in 1987 and they were divorced by 1990.They have one daughter whose name is Oluwafolake.

The second marriage was to Yemisi Olasunbo Adeniji in 1991 but they were divorced by 1995. They have three daughters whose names are Oluwatemitope, Oluwatobiloba and Oluwatuminu.The third marriage was to Regina-Hanson Amonoo. They were married in 1997 and have one daughter, whose name is Oluwaremilekun.In 2014 Femi Fani-Kayode and Precious Chikwendu, a beauty queen and the winner of the Miss United Nations (world) beauty pageant 2014, got married. This was his fourth marriage. On 1 February 2016 Fani-Kayode and his wife, delivered a baby-boy, their first child. He was christened Joshua Oluwafemi Emmanuel Lotanna Aragorn Fani-Kayode. He is Fani-Kayode’s first son. On 25 May 2018 Precious Chikwendu Fani-Kayode gave birth to three boys. Their names are:

1. Ragnar, Alexander, Okunade, Olusegun, Ikenna Fani-Kayode

2. Aiden, Daniel, Olumide, Jidenna, Benaniah Fani-Kayode

3. Liam, Michael, Oluwanifemi, Tobenna, Jehu Fani-Kayode.

The birth of the triplets was made all the more auspicious by the fact that they were born on the birthday of the mother.

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