A best-selling Nigerian author is speaking out against the Carnegie Mellon professor who wished the Queen an ‘excruciating death’ — saying she does not understand the nation’s history.
Uju Anya, a linguistics professor at the Pittsburgh-based university, has attacked the late monarch for what she claimed was her role in the Nigerian Civil War, bizarrely suggesting she was directly responsible for the death of millions.
But Reno Omokri, a Nigerian author and priest who is now living in San Francisco, wrote in an op-ed that Anya must not understand Nigerian history — nor the ceremonial role the Queen played in British government if she believes that.
‘I was absolutely mortified by the hideous and historically inaccurate things that were said about the Queen and her family by a Nigerian woman living in America, whose name I will not dignify by mentioning,’ he wrote.
‘Let me tackle what the death of Queen Elizabeth II reveals about Biafra,’ he continued, referring to the…