The couple, who are parents to four sons, including a set of two-year-old triplets, have been married since 2014.
A family source told PREMIUM TIMES on Wednesday that the marriage broke down irretrievably due to a health challenge which Ms Chikwendu has been trying to manage since they became a couple.
According to the source, the health issue posed a serious challenge and the couple later became estranged.
Alongside other unprintable reasons, the source also claimed that they had countless disagreements over ‘‘unapproved outings.’’
The close family source said, ‘‘Snowwhite was fond of going out without Fani-Kayode’s permission and he could no longer tolerate it’.’
The source also denied reports that the union broke down due to domestic violence allegedly meted out to the ex-beauty queen by the ex- former minister.
In a separate chat with this newspaper, Chikwendu’s uncle, Okey Onyemachi, also debunked some allegations making the rounds.
He said, ‘‘I never witnessed any domestic violence incident but I am aware that they…