Kemi Olunloyo, one of the controversial Nigerian journalist, has attracted 30 days of Facebook ban. The ban has been reduced to 3 days after pleading guilty. Kemi got the kick out after referring to Igbo women as least educated women in Nigeria.
Kemi Olunloyo, yesterday, explained on her twitter handled, that she got banned from Facebook after she posted that Igbo girls are the least educated in Nigeria and have the mentality of “housegirl” and “street prostitutes mentality”.
Kemi’s Facebook post that got her booted out: “Igbo girls are the least educated in Nigeria. The HOUSEGIRL and street prostitute mentality is still there,” she sounds.
“Igbo female icons don’t empower their women enuff,” she believes. But “once they reach the top, they forget the girls in the village. People like Blessing Okoro are changing that,” she concluded.
According to her tweet where she explained the encounter on Facebook: “Why are Igbo women online so weak? A strong Nigerian woman tells you how you can improve your lives out of maids and hookers, u flagged my post and @Facebook banned me for 30 days, then I went after Zuck, the ban reduced to 3 days. See you Friday. U may never progress in life.”
Yet, the internet attack on the controversial journalist didn’t stop. One of the most populated tribes in Nigeria keeps firing their reactions on twitter.
In dragging her to the mud, some mentioned names of prominent Igbo women such as Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Deziani Alison-Madueka, Chimamanda Adichie, Linda Ikeji, etc. They demanded that Kemi Olunloyo should mention the names of women from her tribe who have recorded more success than the Igbo women mentioned above.
Below are the reactions
Ify Daniel fires back “WhiteHouse and 4 others. Your lies are well known. Stop deceiving your gullible fans. Many of them don’t know you. You were never recognized anywhere. You lived a fake life in the States’ reason why you were arrested and deported afterward.”
@obinna_montero: “Forbes brought out a report that the Igbos are the richest tribe in Africa.. I am so proud to come from this blessed tribe..”
Sunny Nduka: “Does it mean that every ex-convict are toxic? Asking for Kemi Probably why public figures and celebrities avoid her like the plague.”