Nnamdi Kanu: Mixed Reactions As Kemi Olunloyo Alleges Death Of IPOB Leader

Nnamdi Kanu and Kemi Oluloyo

Self acclaimed investigative journalist Kemi Olunloyo has alleged that Nnamdi Kanu; leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) may have passed on, Thecitypulsenews gathers.

As a matter of fact, she made the disclosure on her personal handle on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Tuesday.

#BREAKING! Tomorrow I will tell you if IPOB Terror leader Nnamdi Kanu is DEAD in Italy and cremated; or being impersonated by a Double Nnamdi of Sudan. I’m the only credible Journalist for this #Kemitalks,’’ she wrote on Twitter.

Meanwhile, checks reveal thatNnamdi Kanuhas disclosed his intention to address a public broadcast; via the social networking site, Facebook. Specifically, the broadcast scheduled for Wednesday is set to hold by 7pm GMT. Also, this was disclosed via his personal Twitter handle.

‘‘Aso Rock has collapsed, its loot & burn cabal in disarray. Hungry masses waiting to extract long-overdue justice. Join my emergency broadcast via my FB page – http://facebook.com/MaziNnamdiKanu…#RadioBiafra FB, FM, App, satellite & online. Date – Wed. 22/04/20. Time – 7:00 PM GMT,’’ he wrote on Twitter.

The medium reports that Nnamdi Kanu;who holds dual British citizenship has been involved in a running battle with the Nigerian government over his secessionist ideologies. In fact, Nnamdi Kanu claims the main aim of IPOB is to create an independent state for the East through referendum. However, Nnamdi Kanu’s pronounced strategy has been the application of civil disobedience in pressing home his demands.

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Consequently, this has seen get on the wrong side of the Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government.

Nnamdi Kanu

Equally important, the IPOB leader is the director of a UK registered radio station named Radio Biafra.

Chiefly, he has deployed the medium in his attacks against the Nigerian government.

Significantly, he was arrested on treason charges in Lagos, Nigeria on October 14, 2015. Subsequently, he was detained for more than a year, despite various court orders that ruled for his release. However, he was eventually released on bail in April 2017.

Thereafter, Nnamdi Kanu fled the country and has hardly returned since then.

Meanwhile, the allegation by Kemi Olunloyo has not gone down well with a cross-section of fans of the IPOB leader. In fact, many of them wasted no time in attacking the controversial journalist on Twitter. On the other hand, another school of thought has defended her; even as they claimed that Nnamdi Kanu; who was one of those behind the rumours of President Muhammadu Buhari being cloned; was being served a taste of his medicine.

By the same token, the allegation by Kemi Olunloyo holds that the IPOB may have a body double.

Indeed, the controversy generated by her revelation is bound to add more spice to Nnamdi Kanu’s proposed broadcast. Likewise, many of his followers have urged Nigerians to look out for the session.

Nonetheless, the subject has continued to generate a heated debate online. Below are a cross-section of the tweets as put together by our source



Nnamdi Kanu and Kemi Olunloyo