Simon Ekpa Biography, Net Worth, Age, Career, Wife, Religion, Wikipedia

Simon Ekpa Biography

Simon Ekpa Bio — Born on 21 March 1985 in Nigeria, Simon Ekpa was a lawyer, politician, and former athlete.

He is said to be Nnamdi, the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra. Ekpa instructed the South-Easters to sit at home for a week during the Nigerian general elections.

He also asked the people to boycott Nigeria’s general elections, which will be held on Saturday, February 25th, 2023. This article contains details about Simon Ekpa’s biography, age and family, his career, his wife, the state of origin, etc.

Simon Ekpa Profile

Name: Simon Ekpa

Date of birth: March 21, 1985

Age: 37

Birthplace: Ebonyi State

Pro-Biafra Advocator

Nationality: Nigerian

Citizenship: Finnish

State of Origin Ebonyi State

Occupation: Lawyer and Political Activist

Education: Aberystwyth University

Simon Ekpa Personal Life

Born in March 1985, Simon Ekpa, a Nigerian/Finnish lawyer and political activist who is pro-Biafra, was also a former athlete.

He was raised in the Ohaukwu Local Government Area, Ebonyi State. Simon moved to Finland at a young age for his studies.

Ekpa’s popularity increased after he was appointed the chief broadcaster of Radio Biafra, following the arrest and detention of IPOB leader Mazi Nnamdi.

Ekpa, however, was removed from his position after he violated the organization’s code of conduct.

Simon Ekpa Career

Simon Ekpa, a Nigerian Pro-Biafra activist, began his career as a sprinter. He was a child who loved sports, which led him to become a sprinter.

Ekpa was awarded a silver medal by the African Junior Athletics Championships (Cameroon) in 2003 for Nigeria at 100 meters.

He did not have a very successful athletic career. Simon moved to Finland in 2007 and studied law after retiring.

Simon Ekpa, his wife and children live in Lahti. He is a Member of the National Coalituon Party of Finland. Simon was a contender in the 2022 Finnish County Elections.

Simon Ekpa Arrested & Biafra

Since the arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of Indigenous Peoples of Biafra Nnamdi Ekpa and Biafra activists became mainstream.

He is gaining worldwide attention in Finland after calls for his arrest. The Finnish government was petitioned by thousands of Nigerians in Nigeria and the diasporas to investigate the activities of the man.

Ekpa has also been accused of incitement to violence, and of creating a sense of disunity in the nation after ordering the South-Eastern region of the country to not vote in the general elections on February 25, 2019.

It is claimed that his sit-at home orders, broadcasted on social media, are responsible for the destruction and loss of life in the area since he first announced them.

The popular pro-Biafra separatist activist was arrested by the Finland authorities Thursday, February 23. He was released in the evening.

Ekpa took to Twitter immediately after his release to say “Simon Ekpa will finish what he began Live and Direct.” This sparked outrage in Nigeria Twitter, as people demanded that he be arrested without bail.

Tommie Reen, from the Finnish Central Criminal Police, confirmed Ekpa’s release. Ekpa, however, is still a suspect.


Simon Ekpa has a wife and children. Since his Biafra agitation began, his wife and children have been omitted from the media.


Simon Ekpa studied at Aberystwyth University in the United Kingdom.

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