Paternity scandal: FCMB MD goes on leave as probe begins




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The Managing Director, First Monument Bank Limited, Adam Nuru, has volunteered to go on leave to enable the bank to investigate the paternity against him.

This was disclosed in a statement by the bank on Tuesday.

The statement read, “We are aware of several stories circulating across several platforms about our bank’s Managing Director, Adam Nuru; a former employee, Mrs Moyo Thomas, and her deceased husband, Mr Tunde Thomas.

“While this is a personal matter, the tragedy of the death of Mr Tunde Thomas and the of unethical conduct require the bank’s board to conduct a of what transpired, any violations of our code of ethics and the adequacy of this code of ethics.

“This is already way. During the period of the , the managing director has volunteered to proceed on leave. This guarantee the sanctity of the process.

“We enjoin all our stakeholders to bear with as we conduct this review and to please respect the various families involved.”

About 1,927 persons had called for the sacking of Nuru over alleged infidelity with a former employee of the bank, Moyo Thomas.

The petition requested the and the FCMB board to dismiss Nuru on ethical grounds.

This occurred after the death of Moyo’s husband, Tunde, who reportedly died of recently after Moyo allegedly told him some ago her kids were fathered by Nuru.

Moyo had allegedly left Tunde and travelled to the States with the kids, allegedly informing him the were not his when she got to the .

Tunde was said to have been down with stroke but later recovered.

It was gathered Tunde tried to put the matter behind him and decided to remarry.

He reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest and died days to the introduction ceremony of his new girlfr²iend.

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