UN Envoy Releases ‘Statement’ Over Alleged Scam Involving Popular Nigerian Comedian
Earlier yesterday, former child actor, Williams Uchemba was accused of fraud by US based activist, Edafe Okporo.
Edafe in a tweet that immediately went viral shared an alleged screenshot of a chat he had with Williams Uchemba where the latter was claiming to be an envoy of the United Nations and seeking $1000 in payment for a certain programme.
He claims to be a @UN youth rep. Because of @FriendshipAmbas pretentious youth assembly deceit to thousands of young people. His name is @williamsuchemba
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
In a swift reaction to his claims, the official Twitter account of the UN Youth Envoy distanced itself from Williams Uchemba saying;