The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has appealed to hackers to stop cloning her on social media.
Dabiri-Erewa alleged that some fake ‘Facebook’ accounts have been opened in her name.
The NIDCOM boss in a statement by its Head of Media and Public Relations Unit, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, warned members of the public to be wary of such accounts as Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has no “FACEBOOK’’ accounts at all.
Balogun said the disclamer became imperative as the hackers have continued to clone her social media accounts over the years.
The statement read, “It was also brought to our notice that the hackers over the years opened 22 different accounts of Facebook in Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa’s name with the aim of using the various accounts to dupe unsuspecting and innocent persons
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“For the avoidance of doubts, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa , has no single Facebook account.
“Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa is always available and members of the public can reach her on: email@example.com or +2348174383962 on issues pertaining to her office.
“It must be noted that while Hon. Dabiri-Erewa has reported severally to Facebook, fake accounts keep popping up in her name wondering why it should be so easy to clone peoples’ identity.
“The matter has been reported to the appropriate authorities.”