Popular music executive, Don Jazzy has allegedly demanded an audit into N1.5 million he sent to a tech entrepreneur who demanded him to sponsor 100 Nigerian youths to learn how to code.
Recall the CEO of Mavin Records donated an amount of 1.5 million weeks ago after the founder of Code Hub Africa, Chizom Echehieuka appealed to him on social media to sponsor Nigerian youths to learn coding
Well, days after Don Jazzy sent the money, a lawyer identified as Moe Odele came up to allege that Chizom is using his position to take advantage of girls seeking to learn the coding.
An associate of the tech entrepreneur has however taken to a micro blogging site, Twitter to share that Chizom has stepped aside as investigations have been launched into the case.
The associates known as Olufemi Aghe noted that the tech entrepreneur has disclosed that Don Jazzy wanted to audit him as he could not account for how he spent the money.
In his words, “When Chizom came to me with the idea for CodeHub Africa, I was very excited to come on board as a mentor seeing as teaching is something I really love and it was also an opportunity for me to help people navigate their tech journey.
Being a self-taught developer, I know how difficult it can be trying to navigate through alone
Recently, we all woke up to tweets from @hackSultan and Moe about how Chizom has been harassing tweeps with his code school.
This development made me very furious and I asked that he steps down and distance himself from Codehub( which he initially agreed to). I also made it clear that I wasn’t going to continue as a mentor with him being in charge.
He called few days later saying @DONJAZZY wanted to audit him and he needs my help. He said he had contemplated suicide the previous night and was currently thinking of it (I don’t take issues like this lightly) so I agreed to help.
He told me he couldn’t account for how the money was spent as he had used most if it for personal purposes.
He also said that he will be paying mentors 500k each instead of the 250k he had initially stated.
(The second mentor declined the offer but I was able to convince her to continue for free as a new cohort was about to start)