The United Nations released an urgent statement over alleged scam by Williams Uchemba, just after a UN envoy dissociated herself from the Nollywood actor.
Recall that we reported earlier that a US based Nigerian activist, Edafe Okporo called out the Nollywood actor for posing as an ambassador to collect money from unsuspecting Nigerians. Edafe who called the Nollywood actor a scammer had initially written;
He claims to be a @UN youth rep. Because of @FriendshipAmbas pretentious youth assembly deceit to thousand of young people. His name is @williamsuchemba” Edafe tweeted
This is a cheap scam for so many young Nigerians and youth all around the world. @FriendshipAmbas is collecting money in the name of @UNYouthEnvoy
@UNDPINGO He his posing to be an ambassador. Using the reputation of the @UN
He claims to be a @UN youth rep. Because of @FriendshipAmbas pretentious youth assembly deceit to thousand of young people. His name is @williamsuchemba
Here is the urgent statement the United Nations released over the alleged scam by Williams Uchemba below;
We also reported that a UN Youth Envoy, also dissociated herself and office from Williams Uchemba when contacted. According to Jayathma Wickramanayake, the UN does not charge money from young people to attend the UN meetings.