Following the increase in number of fraudsters using Facebook of some personalities, the Kaduna State Government has warned members of the public to be wary of such suspected criminals.
In a statement on Thursday, by Hajiya Maryam Abubakar, the Senior Special Assistant on Public Communication to the Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Dr. Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe, said, “This is to notify the general public to be wary of the activities of fraudsters who are operating fake Facebook accounts using the name of the Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Dr. Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe, to scam people.
“For instance, some of these fake accounts are asking people to provide their bank account details, and promising to provide them with financial empowerment.” The statement said
According to the statement, “The public is therefore advised to keep off from such accounts and never fall prey to the antics of these fraudsters by divulging their account details to them.
“The Deputy Governor’s personal Facebook account is: “Haddy Abbakar-Balarabe,” She said
“Security agents are investigating the activities of these internet fraudsters and will prosecute them in accordance with extant laws when apprehended,” the statement added.