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Full story: Paternity scandal: FCMB MD, Adam Nuru goes on leave

Embattled Managing director of First City Monument Bank (FCMB), Adam Nuru, has embarked on a mandatory leave amid allegations of marital infidelity involving him and a former staff of the bank, Moyo Lawal.

It was gathered that Moyo’s estranged husband, Tunde Thomas, 45, died on December 16, 2020 from heart attack after battling with depression upon discovering that the two children from their marriage were allegedly fathered by the FCMB boss.

According to report by the deceased’s friends, Moyo had resigned from FCMB and travelled to the US with the two children, and thereafter informed Tunde that he was not the biological father of the children.

Over 1,000 people had signed a petition to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), calling for the sack of Nuru.

On Saturday, January 2, 2021, the bank released a statement saying its Board of Directors had commenced an investigation into the matter. Read here.

In an internal mail sent to all workers on Tuesday January 5, Nuru announced his plans to embark on leave immediately to allow the board to carry out an independent review of the circumstances surrounding the reports.

  • That, Mallam Adam Nuru is a seasoned professional banking with know of quality of integrity and professional representative.
  • That, as against the information pushed out by the anonymous writer, the lady in question resigned and travelled out of Nigeria 5 years ago.
  • That, the deceased Husband already moved on by impregnating another lady and even planned wedding for this December before his death on Dec. 15 and eventual burial on Dec. 30th.

– That, a divorce suit was already pending in Court, with several allegations against both estranged lovers, curiously the Husband lays claim to the paternity of the children as against what the anonymous writer will have us believe.

See a copy of the letter below:

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