Garba Shehu is using IPOB & Radio Biafra to diminish the killing of Christians in Nigeria says Tony Nnadi.

Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo
5 min readJun 10, 2020

President Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, is tapping into the lying machinery of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Radio Biafra to diminish the killing of Christians in Nigeria says, Tony Nnadi, the Secretary-General of the Lower Niger Congress (LNC). He made the charge in a Zoom interview with Rudolf Okonkwo of Irokopost TV.

Mr. Nnadi said that the policymakers in America have verified the substances of LNC presentations and are beginning to take actions against the Nigerian government for the plight of Christians in Nigeria. He continued by stating that instead of the government of Nigeria to deal with the matter of the killings, Garba Shehu resorted to tying the facts to IPOB to confuse the world that the killings were another of those outlandish lies that Radio Biafra broadcast.

“My reading of it so far is that the propaganda machinery, the outlandish lies, the falsehoods, the kind of things that have been spewing out of Radio Biafra’s broadcast, had brought them where the whole world now knows that it is lying machinery,” Tony Nnadi said. “I think what Garba Shehu and his principals are trying to do is to put that liability… is to tap into that notoriety of the IPOB and their handlers, that notoriety for telling lies… they are now saying to the global community that it is this lying machinery, these characters that are full of propaganda that are alleging that Christians are being killed in Nigeria so that those who already know that the Radio Biafra and all their operators who churn out lies after lies, propaganda after propaganda; if they are the ones who are alleging that people are being killed in Nigeria, then, it could be one of those lies. I think that is where Garba Shehu is going with all of this.”

Mr. Nnadi, who is also an attorney in Lagos, then warned, “it is disingenuous for Garba Shehu, whatever may be his pursuit, to now try to do what Vice President Yemi Osinbajo could not do for them in coming to deny that people are not being killed in Nigeria.”

According to Mr. Nnadi, last year, Nigeria had dispatched Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to the US to counter the substances of the presentations he made in January, and again in June, before…

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Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo

Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo is the author of "This American Life Sef."