Nigerian controversial entertainer, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, has withdrawn from the truth, justice and peace commission, set up by the Anambra State Governor, Chukwuma Soludo.
Naija News recalls that a commission headed by Soludo was created in April to identify the cause of armed struggle in the Southeast region, which has led to insecurity.
The Governor also appointed John Otu, Ngozi Odumuko, Onyeka Onwenu, Joe Abah, Chukwuma Okpalaezeukwu, Sam Egwuatu and Prof. Joseph Ikechebelu, among others.
However, in a video shared on his Instagram page on Friday, Charlyboy refuted claims of receiving any formal letter to be a part of the committee.
The political activist expressed displeasure that the organizers of the inauguration have been communicating ineffectively with the committee.
He added that he has formally withdrawn his name, and participation from the committee and hopes that the vision of the governor will live up to expectations.
He said: “I never received a formal invitation to the part of the committee work. Few months ago, there was a few days notice to an inaugural meeting in Akwa, Since there was no arrangement to bring me to Akwa I attended the meeting via zoom.
”The Governor called me again some weeks back, thinking I was already in Akwa for the Inauguration and I complained about how the handlers have been communicating so ineffectively with us.
“I am reliably informed that my sister Onyeka Onwenu went through the same experience but has since resigned from the committee. Even though I am honoured by the invitation, I am rather disappointed by the organizers and how they have been unable to engage us in their plans and activities.
”I cannot in good conscience pend my name to a process I was not fully invested in. I am therefore formally withdrawing my name, my participation from this committee. I wish to commend the vision of the Governor for setting it up. I trust that it will live up to its expectations.”