Dark October: Parents of the Aluu-4 Urge Linda Ikeji and Netflix to Retract Movie and Suspend Premiere

The parents of the four students who were brutally murdered in Aluu, Rivers State, Nigeria in October 2012 have called on popular Nigerian blogger Linda Ikeji and streaming giant Netflix to retract the movie based on the tragedy and suspend its premiere. The movie, titled ‘Aluu’, is set to be released on Netflix on October 30th.

 

The parents of the Aluu-4, as they have come to be known, have expressed their deep concern over the movie’s release, citing the potential for it to cause further pain and suffering to their families and the community. They have urged Linda Ikeji and Netflix to reconsider their decision to release the movie, and to instead focus on creating a more positive narrative about the tragedy.

 

The Aluu-4 were four students who were brutally murdered in Aluu, Rivers State, Nigeria in October 2012. The tragedy sparked outrage across the country and around the world, and has since become a symbol of the need for justice and accountability in Nigeria.

 

The parents of the Aluu-4 have now called on Linda Ikeji and Netflix to take responsibility for the potential impact of the movie, and to retract it and suspend its premiere. They have argued that the movie could cause further pain and suffering to their families and the community, and that it could be seen as a form of exploitation.

 

They have urged Linda Ikeji and Netflix to instead focus on creating a more positive narrative about the tragedy, one that celebrates the lives of the Aluu-4 and serves as a reminder of the need for justice and accountability in Nigeria.