Linda Ikeji’s employee Theo Ukpaa responds to rape accusation from honeymoon

This is indeed a challenging time for newly-wedded media practitioner, Theo Ukpaa, as he has been relieved of his job as head of programmes at Linda Ikeji TV following an allegation of rape made against him by a presenter, Emilia Samuel.

Sharing the story on Instagram, Emilia, who is now married with two children, alleged that Ukpaa raped and deflowered her when she was 16-year-old. According to her, she met him when she took part in a modelling competition held by an entertainment media outfit.

In a recent interview Ukpaa admitted that he was aware of the rape allegation but was not ready to speak about it until he returned from his honeymoon.

He stated, “I am aware of the rape allegation. I am on my honeymoon right now; I will be back to the country next week. My legal team is on the matter. When I come into town, we can have a chat.”

Reacting to the development also, Linda Ikeji sacked Ukpaa while he was still on honeymoon. The blogger said she terminated his appointment on Monday, August 27, after reading Samuel’s story. Ukpaa also insisted that he would react to his sacking after his honeymoon.