Below is the interview held by Channels TV with Navy Commodore, Kunle Olawunmi (retd.) that inflamed the Federal Government against the media outfit.
Speaking, former Navy Commodore Olawunmi (Rtd) told Channels Television that the Nigerian government knows those behind the decade-long Boko Haram insurgency in the country.
He claimed that the government has developed cold feet in fighting the insurgency because some of those backing Boko Haram are now top-ranking government officials.
“I can’t come on air and start mentioning names of people that are presently in government that the boys we arrested mentioned,” he said, referencing his time as a member of the military intelligence team in 2017.
“Some of them are governors now. Some of them are in the Senate. Some of them are in Aso Rock.”
In the meantime, Ngnews247 had reported that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government has suspended the license of Channels TV over the recent interview.
It was gathered that security officials also invited Chamberlain Usoh and Kayode Okikiolu who were involved with the interview.
Who is Kunle Olawunmi?
Kunle Olawunmi Biography
According to information inside his CV he published, and information he put on his LinkedIn profile, Olawunmi is an academic lecturer and author in addition to his work as military intelligence expert.
Olawunmi full name is Adekunle Toyin Olawunmi, not much know about his age he was born.
Kunle Olawunmi attend University of Nigeria, Nsukka were he graduate with B.Sc. Economics in 2003.
He later collect degree in Military and Strategic Leadership in 2012. He also hold degrees for International Relations and Diplomacy.
The Havard University alumni complete another executive study for National and International Security in 2015.
Olawunmi in one of his CV he said he is the associate professor of intelligence and global security studies, he writes book with title: “Nigeria, Global Peace and International Protection of Human Rights”.
According to him, he already publish like 10 studies and essays; most of them is about military, security and international relations.
He claim affiliation with African Institute of Strategic Studies, the International Society of Military Law and the National Institute of International Affairs.