United Nations envoy releases ‘urgent statement’ over alleged scam involving actor, Williams Uchemba
Earlier today, former child actor, WilliamsUchemba 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 thousand 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;