Adamu Nuru not father of my children, ex-FCMB staff Moyo Thomas finally speaks out
Former employee of FCMB Moyo Thomas has broken her silence on the allegations that her two children with the late Tunde Thomas were actually fathered by Adam Nuru who was at the time the bank’s managing director.
Moyo was reported to have told Tunde, her late husband, that the children were not his during a trip to the United States.
Some persons filed a petition to the Central Bank of Nigeria to probe Mr Nuru, accusing him of causing the death of Tunde.
According to them, Tunde died an untimely death as a result of trauma after learning of the incident.
However, in a statement on Friday, Moyo said she never told her husband the children were not his.
She said: “I write in reference to all the allegations and accusations that have recently been making the rounds on the internet and various social media platforms. I have refrained from responding to this matter for various reasons, one of which is to preserve the memories of Tunde who departed to be with his maker on December 16, 2020. Memories, not only to me, but to his children, who are still young, and to everybody who had a relationship with him.
“Just like any marriage, Tunde and I had a lot of differences in our marriage, some of which even led to police intervention. But I remain committed to keeping only positive memories of him. No one can ever understand what transpired between us or what each of us experienced in the marriage; like they say, it is he who wears the shoes that knows where it pinches. In all of it, I never for once wished him bad. His untimely and sudden death is still a shock to me as it is to many others.
“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.
“Despite our separation, we never allowed our differences affect the relationships we respectively have with the children. He still had conversations with the children like any father will, up until his sudden and unfortunate death. It is quite sad and disheartening to see the pictures of these innocent children splashed all over the internet with very disparaging and weird comments.
“I do wish his family and friends the fortitude to bear the unfortunate loss and I ask that we all be allowed to grieve his loss in peace. He has now been laid to rest and we implore all and sundry to please respect our privacy and allow those grieving his loss, including the children and I, to do so in peace.”
Nuru, meanwhile, has proceeded on leave to allow the bank investigate the allegations while an acting managing director has been appointed.