Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology has cried out that unscrupulous elements are impersonating him on Facebook in order to defraud people. The minister has come out to warn the public that he does not have a Facebook account.
'I don't have a Facebook account,' Minister of Science warns against impersonator
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology has cried out that unscrupulous elements are impersonating him on Facebook in order to defraud people.
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu said this at his residence in Uburu, Ebonyi State while addressing members of the the All Progressives Congress (APC). He warned the public to beware of those who impersonate him on social media in order to swindle unsuspecting individuals.
“So many people called me on phone that they were the ones charting with me on face book and I stand here to say I don’t operate Facebook account, I don’t.
”If anybody creates Facebook account with my name and pictures and said he is charting with me, the person is a criminal. Ignore such person.
”Some persons have been using my name and pictures to do all manner of businesses. I want to warn them to desist from this”, the minister said.
The also used the opportunity to stress the intention of the Buhari-led administration to train Nigerian youths in information and communication technology so that they can build up the country in the areas of science and technology.
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