Kemi Olunloyo Attacks Mega Chicken Restaurant After They Refuted Claims She Made Against Their Food (Photos)


Naijatell reports that Nigerian investigative journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has threatened to go on a social media war with the management of Mega Chicken Restaurants Limited after the company reefuted claims made by the journalist over the poor quality of food and poor hygiene standard of their restaurant. Kemi Olunloyo claimed she spotted one of the restaurant’s chef talking into a food without wearing facemask. Consequently, she advised her fans not to eat in the restaurant. Kemi also said the restaurant uses Ajino Motor spices to sweeten their food which she said is dangerous to health.

See Kemi’s posts below:

FOOD POISONING: DO NOT EAT AT MEGA CHICKEN Lekki/Ajah @megachickenofficial
I’m recommending my fans NEVER to eat there. There is a health coverup and you will be prone to #COVID19. I spotted a cook in the buffet line up without a mask talking and sniffling with droplets going into the food. The cashiers were trying to hide the management and the management were trying to hide their names. There is always a corporate office. Watch my video coming up. I am cracking down on restaurants with unsafe health practices. My first time there was last week. I also ate an egg fried rice that was sour. The egg was either contaminated or the rice stayed out too long. NAFDAC should shut that branch down and I’m filing a complaint. I’m a star Google reviewer and want to know your experience there.


The spices that @megachicken_NG use in their food is reportedly Ajinomoto which is a combination of MSG and sugarcane. Many are complaining about the level of sweeteners in the food. No wonder Nigerians have high levels of diabetes. @NafdacAgency must look into this #Kemitalks

See the response Mega Chicken Restaurant made regarding Kemi’s claims:

The attention of the management of Mega Chicken Restaurants Limited has been invited to a deliberately false and mischief-laden broadcast on various platforms on social media by a certain private individual seeking to cast a slur on the quality of the food and other products of Mega Chicken Restaurants Limited particularly as relates to standard industry practice at our Lekki/Ajah outlet.

It is imperative that we reiterate that we at Mega Chicken Restaurants Limited have always maintained the highest standard of hygiene and other health practices as we ensure that our food and other products are prepared and presented, bearing in mind the need to strictly keep to industry requirements.

We state without equivocation that we have, from our inception till date, particularly bearing in mind the prevailing pandemic, given safety and hygiene an even greater attention, and kept strictly to our policy of not compromising standards in compliance with all protocols as laid down by the World Health Organization (WHO), Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Lagos State Government (LSG). These include, but are not limited to, ensuring that all staff are fully masked, that meals are prepared and served at the right temperature and generally maintaining a safe, sanitary and socially-distanced environment.

In this regard therefore, we kindly urge our esteemed customers to disregard the yellow brand of journalism as manifested in the said publication as the same is manifestly malicious and done in utmost bad taste.

Mega Chicken Restaurants Limited is a premium brand that remains committed to its vision and goal of providing top-notch products and services to its customers in an environment which guarantees safety, cleanliness and quality customer-service. We use this opportunity to thank our customers for their unalloyed loyalty and continued patronage of our brand even as we assure them of our commitment and unyielding resolve to continue to maintain the highest possible standards in our service delivery


Kemi again posted:

Mega Chicken Defames an investigative Journalist trying to solve a personal consumer issue. I’m going on an all out SOCIAL MEDIA war with the company. This is why Nigerians are suffering and smiling, melanoma has increased and so is diabetes. An employee put thousands in danger they refused to address it. Instead they called me mischievous, yellow Journalist and deliberate liar.


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