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Ex-wife Of Infamous Former Minister Fani-Kayode, Petitions Senate Over Alleged Threat To Life, Police Harassment

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Treasured Chikwendu, one of many ex-wives of discredited for aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has dragged him, the Inspector-Basic of Police (IGP) and the Commissioner of Police for Federal Capital Territory to the Senate Committee on Police Affairs.

Chikwendu alleged within the petition that her life was being threatened by the Nigeria Police, Punch studies.



Chikwendu had, by way of her lawyer Abdul-Aziz Jimoh, alleged that her ex-husband Fani-Kayode, who’s a former Minister of Aviation, is utilizing the IGP, FCT Commissioner of Police and Chief Superintendent of Police James Idachaba, to forestall her from having custody of her 4 kids.

The petition reads, “Following Chief Fani-Kayode’s denial of entry to her kids, our consumer proceeded to the FCT Excessive Court docket on February tenth, 2021 and filed swimsuit quantity CV/372/2021 in opposition to him.

“It’s merely due to this swimsuit that Fani-Kayode enlisted the companies of the Nigeria Police Drive to harass our consumer, by inflicting his lawyer to jot down a spurious petition to the Police over the identical matter pending in a court docket of competent jurisdiction.

“Chief Fani-Kayode, reasonably than undergo the jurisdiction of the court docket and defend himself as would most law-abiding residents, proceeded to stage allegation in opposition to our consumer that she was concerned in a prison consultancy, forgery and falsification of court docket information.

“The stated forgery was purportedly in respect of the receipt of court docket papers by Chief Fani-Kayode, who alleged that the signature offered by the court docket bailiff was a solid one.

“It’s extra curious to notice that these allegations have been in respect of a matter pending in court docket and the conventional factor would have been for the court docket to have been knowledgeable formally and the chief registrar of the court docket duly knowledgeable too by the formal grievance.

“Nevertheless, in an try to frustrate our consumer’s custody case in opposition to him, Fani-Kayode, a certified authorized practitioner, has enlisted the companies of the Nigerian Police to harass, intimidate and detain our purchasers on quite a few events after she filed a lawsuit in opposition to him.

“Since our consumer instituted a lawsuit in opposition to him for the custody of her 4 kids, Fani-Kayode and the Nigerian Police have continued to behave in collusion to intrude within the lawful administration of justice by intimidating her to surrender on what’s lawful air flow of a authorized grievance.

“Our consumer has additionally filed a elementary rights enforcement swimsuit on the Federal Excessive Court docket, with the IGP and different senior Law enforcement officials concerned within the harassment and Fani-Kayode as events they usually have all been served with the court docket processes.

“The IGP and his officers having been served with the court docket processes for the enforcement of our consumer’s elementary human rights on July twelfth, 2021 have since continued to ask, harass and detain her in a Police cell.

“Particularly, performing beneath one other petition authored by the identical counsel with Fani-Kayode within the youngster custody case, the Police invited our consumer through an invite letter dated 2nd August 2021, and when she honoured the invitation dated 4th August 2021, she was detained in a single day in a Police cell purportedly over the publication she had made on-line.

“She is asking the Senate Committee on Police Affairs to conduct a radical and unbiased investigation into the problems raised in her petition and that the IGP be compelled to cease forthwith in participating in a much less salubrious alliance with Fani-Kayode in his youngster custody dispute pending on the FCT Excessive Court docket and the Abuja Division of the Court docket of Enchantment.

“We’re additional praying the committee to cease the IGP and his officers from persevering with to ask, harass, arrest, detain or do something inconsistent with our consumer’s rights pending the willpower of the matter pending on the Federal Excessive Court docket.”

SaharaReporters had revealed accounts of some home employees beforehand working for, Fani-Kayode, who narrated the horrendous experiences they’d whereas at his home. 

All of them claimed the previous minister had assaulted them and stripped a number of employees bare. 

The home employees said that the minister had sexually assaulted younger ladies working in the home.

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