Conference of Igbo Youth Professionals (CIYP) worldwide has distanced itself from one Mr Kenechukwu Okeke over his lawsuit against the Senior Pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, Sam Adeyemi and 49 others allegedly identified as promoters of the #EndSARS protests, which shook the nation.
The youth conference also disowned the acclaimed activist, saying that the claimer was not known in their fold or in the South East geopolitical zones. In their statement on Wednesday, the conference President General, Maduabuchi Nwodo, said the body appealed to Nigerians to disregard the antics of Mr Okeke and his alleged sponsors.
The Igbo group expressed shock over Mr. Okeke’s action, describing it as not only ill –timed, but also mischievous. The Igbo Youth Professionals said contrary to the picture being painted by Mr. Okeke, his action had no blessings of the people of South East extraction, insisting that he was alone in his game.
The said, “Just as we are shocked at the action of Mr. Kenechukwu Okeke, we are in utmost disbelief that an Igbo man could be used by some enemies of Nigeria to institute this evil action in court.”