Kemi Olunloyo is a Nigerian journalist, activist against gun violence, and social media personality.
Full Name: Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo
Born: 6 August 1964
Birth place: Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
Famous as: Journalist
Known for: Gun rights Social media
Parents: Victor Omololu Olunloyo, Funlayo Olunloyo
Children: Rich KJT
Kemi Olunloyo is the daughter of former Oyo State governor Victor Omololu Olunloyo and the second of ten children.
She lived for 14 years in Nigeria, 20 years in the United States, and five years in Canada before being deported to Nigeria.
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Kemi Olunloyo has appeared as a guest discussing terrorism and health topics on CBC News, Ruptly, CTV News, BBC and Nigerian Television Authority In 2010.
Kemi Olunloyo served on the Governors Advisory Council at Kingston General Hospital in Kingston, Ontario.
She also worked briefly as a music journalist with the Nigerian Tribune.
Community and social activism
While in Canada, Omololu-Olunloyo was active against gun violence. In Nigeria, she has used social media to raise awareness on the surging rate of male prostitution in Nigeria.
In 2014 she released the names and photographs of men who solicited sex or exposed themselves on social media.
In 2014, she was among the top three nominees of the Social Media Awards Africa’s Social Media Influencer of the Year.
Deportation from Canada
In August 2012, Kemi Olunloyo was arrested in her apartment in Toronto by agents from the Canada Border Services Agency.
After being determined a flight risk when her refugee visa was not renewed, she was remanded into custody at Vanier Centre for Women, a female maximum prison, for seven days before she was deported to Nigeria.