As the crisis that hit PSquare deepens, the group’s lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Festus Keyamo, has said the wives of the artistes have no hand in it.
He expressed the optimism that the disagreement among them – including the elder brother, Jude – would be resolved.
A statement from the Keyamo Chambers noted that, contrary to public belief, the quarrel was not the fault of any of the parties – including their wives.
The statement titled The public feud by the PSquare brothers, on Tuesday evening, appealed that the public should “refrain from jumping into uninformed conclusions about this feud.”
Keyamo expressed optimism that the brothers would eventually put away their differences and come back stronger than ever.
He said while it was obvious that none of these materials sent by Peter Okoye was released to the public domain, his chambers was thoroughly saddened and embarrassed by these developments.
The statement read in part, “As their close friends and lawyers over many years, we have done our very best to manage their differences over time and very prominent personalities have been invited in the past to intervene.
“Our attention has been drawn to the on-going feud between the Psquare brothers in online, print and electronic media. We have also been inundated with calls from the media to authenticate the correspondence Peter Okoye sent to our office, indicating his intention to terminate the contract between the brothers for various reasons and the online video showing a purported scuffle between the brothers in our chambers.
“We are well aware that we have a duty to keep the details of their disagreements confidential, so we shall say nothing here on the issues at stake. But since the disagreement is now in the public domain, and our name has been dragged into the fray, we wish to appeal to members of the public to refrain from jumping into uninformed conclusions about this feud.
“None of these talented brothers is at fault. None of them is also wholly justified and correct in their individual positions. We also wish to state categorically that, contrary to widely held opinions, none of their wives is at fault. In fact, the wives have kept their respectable and dignified distances from all the issues involved. They have never interfered in any way.
“We also want to state that while all the three brothers may have genuine grievances, nobody’s life is at risk. All the various incidents that happened in our chambers (some as late at 12 midnight and 2am and one of which was captured in the online video) arose out of various meetings that were genuine attempts at resolving their differences.”