Lady in this video not alleged killer of Super TV boss

Written by on June 30, 2021

By Funmilola Afolabi

Claim: A viral video of a lady wearing a brown jumpsuit has been depicted as that of the 300 level UNILAG student, Chindima Ojukwu, who allegedly killed Super TV CEO.

Verdict: The narrative in the video tagged as the throwback picture of the 21 year old 300 level UNILAG student, alleged killer of the Super TV Boss,  Usifo Ataga, is false.

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On June 24, 2021, a 21 year old student of the University of Lagos, Chindima Ojukwu, was  paraded by the Lagos state police command for allegedly killing the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV,  Usifo Ataga, by stabbing him to death in  Lekki, Lagos  state .

According to reports, on June 15, 2021 Chidinma Ojukwu and late Ataga reportedly lodged in a service apartment and the corpse of the latter was discovered on June 16, 2021 by workers of the lodge after he didn’t come out for two days. 

However several videos have surfaced online allegeding to be that of Chidinma Ojukwu. One of such is a 30 second video of a lady in a brown jumpsuit walking to a doorway.

A broadcaster in Ekiti state, Ojo Awogbemi,  posted a video on his WhatsApp status with the caption; ‘Meet Chindima Ojukwu, 21 year old 300 level UNILAG student, alleged killer of Usifo Ataga the Super TV CEO’.

Screenshot of the Whatsapp post

Also, on Twitter, a user Godwin E. Ugwu (@erochukwu) retweeted the same video from Shomolutogetherness (@shomolutogethe1) which has about 517 views as of June 28, 2021.

Screenshot of the Twitter post

Verification

This researcher conducted a Yandex Reverse image search of screenshots of the video and this led to an Instagram post by Ghanaian Model (ghanaian-models).

Further research also revealed that the lady in the video is Beverly Tlhako, who according to her bio is a South African brand influencer.

The said video was posted on her Instagram page (littest_2001) on January 2, 2021.

Screenshot of the Instagram post

Conclusion

The lady depicted in that viral video as the alleged killer of super TV CEO, Usifo Ataga is not Chidinma Ojukwu but  a South African brand influencer, Beverly Tlhako.


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