Wife dumps FCMB MD over paternity scandal


The paternity controversy between the Thomas family and the embattled Managing Director of First City Monument Bank (FCMB), Mr Adam Nuru has now extended to the bank chief’s home as his wife has reportedly dumped him.

A report by SaharaReporters on Tuesday said the wife whose name was given as Hauwa, has been giving Nuru trouble time at home.

The report quoted family source to have said Hauwa has concluded plans to divorce him, noting the woman has now moved out of Nuru’s house.

It was also reported that she has informed her lawyer to prepare divorce papers to kick-start the process of quitting the marriage.

“I know she has moved out. This case is beyond Moyo or the late Tunde. His own marriage is about to crash now. The wife and her family are really giving him problems. They are ready to deal with him. The Moyo stuff is part one, he is currently facing the second part with his wife,” SaharaReporters quoted one source.

Recall the paternity scandal involving Moyo Thomas and the FCMB boss, has been one of the major talking points in the last two weeks. Their extramarital affair reportedly produced two children.

It was also reported that, Moyo’s husband, Tunde Thomas died of heart attack after discovering he has been fathering two children following the illicit affair between Nuru and his wife.

Moyo in a statement last Friday had denied ever telling her late husband that he was not the father of her children, refuting the widespread claims on social media.

However, throughout the statement Moyo kept mum on her alleged affair with with FCMB MD. The bank said Nuru has now proceeded on a leave to allow the investigation on the alleged sexual misconducts levelled against him run its course.

Moyo’s statement in parts read: “On no occasion did I ever tell him he was not the father of our two children. It is therefore deliberate falsehood and certainly malicious to allege and insinuate that I informed him that the children are not his. The children still bear his name. Only God knows why he died in an untimely period. It is not in my place, or anyone’s place to play God and talk with certainty as to the cause of his death, without proven medical facts.