The Nigerian Police on Monday arraigned Mrs Precious Chikwendu, the estranged wife of former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, at the Federal High Court Abuja.

Precious, an ex-beauty queen was docked before Justice Inyang Ekwo over an allegation of attempting to murder her former husband. In the case marked, FHCABJ/CR/1/2022 filed by the Commissioner of Police against Ms Chikwendu and three others, the police accused her of attempting to stab Mr Fani-Kayode with a kitchen knife on November 24, 2018, at Asokoro, Abuja.

Docked alongside Precious are Emmanuel Anakan, Prisca Chikwendu and Osakwe Azubuike as 1st, 3rd and 4th defendants respectively, while other are said to be at large. In the 13-count charge dated and filed on January 7, the defendants were also alleged to have committed offences bordering on cybercrime, intimidation to kill Mr Fani-Kayode by use of Internet, threat to kill one Lauretta in order to cause her to leave her relationship with Mr Fani-Kayode.

The prosecuting counsel, John Ijagbemi, requested for a date to begin trial.
Alex Ejesieme, SAN, counsel to Precious, urged the court to admit the defendants to bail on already existing administrative bail granted them by the police. Justice Ekwo has fixed April 27, 28 and 29, for commencement of trial.

Reacting, Nigerians have taken to social media to cry for justice for Precious Chikwendu and also pray for her.

Actress Bimbo Akinsanya wrote “Omg… I really feel for this lady, haaaaa she’s going through a lot & I feel her pain… may God come to your rescue”

One Ozzy wrote “See how they are using the law for injustice.Snow,it’s only God that can fight your battles.So pathetic”

One Bella wrote “This man is the epitome of Wickedness! May God help her!! He knows he’s going down and is trying to drag her down with him!”

One Jay wrote “The most Childish man ever. This lady is going through a lot. And the drama is indeed unbearable. He wants to frustrate her to death! It’s sad “

One Esther wrote “Bad Marriage/Bad Spouse is the Worst thing that can happen to any human.
See her kids, No. Now this one??? Omo! God help her”

One Tommy wrote “Do they actually think they can silence her this way???? Just because she’a fighting for her kids?? Oga ooo”

One Derah wrote “Cant someone help this lady ? Like is the man that powerful, Omo God help her oh”