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Things you may not know about Simon Ekpa, IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu, Finland-based disciple



Who is Simon Ekpa?

Simon Ekpa is a Nigerian separatist, athlete, and lawyer based in Finland.

The Finnish police arrested him in February 2023 as part of an investigation by Finland’s National Bureau of Investigation into a suspected money collection offense.

Here are some things you may not know about Simon Ekpa:

  • He became the director of the secessionist radio station, Radio Biafra, after the arrest of Nnamdi Kanu.
  • His real name is reportedly Ifeanyi Njoku, according to some critics who believed he’s acting under a false name to incite violence.
  • Simon Ekpa graduated from Aberystwyth University, Wales.
  • He represented Nigeria at the 2003 African Junior Athletics Championships in Cameroon, where he won a silver medal flying the green and white flag.
  • Simon moved to Finland in 2007.
  • He was a member of the Finland Military Reserve Force.
  • He lived in Lahti, Finland, where he joined the National Coalition Party of Finland and was a candidate in the 2022 Finnish county elections.
  • Simon is married to a Finnish woman, and they’re blessed with children.
  • Simon was a Member of the Transportation Board at the City of Lahti.
  • He also served as a Deputy Lahti Construction and Environmental Board member.


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