Precious Chikwendu, estranged wife of Femi Fani-Kayode, former aviation minister, has dished out some words on reputation.
In a post shared on her Instastory on Friday, the former beauty queen revealed the exhortation her father gave. her.
Writing in both her native Igbo language and English, she said: “My father always told me, ‘Chi nwam, ezigbo afa ka ego.’ A good name is better than riches. Truly, it is. Ifele adighi eme onye ori. Obu umu nna ya ka o na me.”
The first part of her statement is an Igbo proverb said to roughly translates “a good name is better than money.”
In the second part of the post, Chikwendu said, “looters are shameless.” She then added, “it is their relatives that feel the shame of their actions”
Her post comes hours after Fani-Kayode defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday.
The ex-minister had vowed that he would rather die than join “Almajiri Peoples Congress”, referring to the APC.
However, in a twist of event, he was received by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.