Stand-up comedian Seyi Law says he is happy to learn that controversial blogger Kemi Olunloyo has been arrested.
The comedian who once had a face-off with Kemi who referred to his daughter as obese says the arrest of Kemi will serve as a deterrent to other bloggers who publish fake and unfounded news.
in his long post on Instagram, Seyi Law also informed that he is planning to sue an Abuja based blogger who published a story about him which he considers to be a defaming article.
He said: “I was one of the few who was happy when they heard Madam Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo was arrested as I believed it will serve as deterrent to others who will just put out things to malign others.
“I was also particularly happy that there is a cybercrime law as I was going to sue a blogger, Emmanuel Oko Ekpo Bricks in Abuja for writing and trying to defame my personality for popularity and even went as far as touring radio stations and granting video interviews claiming I was threatening his life despite the fact that I haven’t spoken with him before up till now.”
“Then, I thought of the mistakes I have made in life that could have kept me behind bars if the victims have decided to pursue the case(s) and I decided to take the path of forgiveness. Madam Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo has never been entirely right and we must acknowledge that and instead of just going after the Pastor, we must ask that he should be kind enough to forgive.
“I don’t know if what Madam Kemi wrote about the Pastor was true, but what if it is not, we know what it means to have your character questioned, nonetheless we plead for his forgiveness. We can’t force it and so we plead for his forgiveness.
“I have read from people shouting hell on the Pastor and I just laughed as I know what some would have done if it was them. Please don’t forget that we are Humans first before Pastoral call. I therefore, plead with whoever is behind the case against Madam Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo to forgive for Christ’s sake,” Seyi Law wrote on Instagram.
Kemi is still in police custody as hours after she was granted bail by a Magistrate Court, the decision was overruled by a higher court denying her bail for the second time in two weeks.
The earlier ruling by the Magistrate Court was overruled by a Federal High Court sitting in Rivers State, denying the daughter of former governor of Oyo State freedom to go home.
She was arrested and detained at the Port Harcourt prison following a petition written to the Nigerian Police Force by Pastor David Ibiyeomie of Salvation Ministries who claimed she defamed by him by publishing an unfounded article claiming he is an adulterer.