The pan Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo youth wing has demanded an unconditional apology from human rights lawyer, Festus Keyamo for calling Igbos "noise makers". Keyamo had while defending President Muhammadu Buhari against allegations of deliberate exclusion of the South-East in his political appointments so far, said those criticising the President “are political job seekers”.
In a press statement by the National President of OYC, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, Ohanaeze described Keyamo as a desperate political sycophant who resulted to insulting Ndigbo to get the attention of Buhari for consideration for political appointment. The group said, it is a pity that a lawyer like Keyamo can result to insulting Ndigbo for cheap popularity. It warned Keyamo to thread with caution over his remarks on issues affecting the Igbo nation