Secretary of the Presidential Marketing campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Hon. James Faleke, has raised the alarm actions of components who hacked his official Fb account to extort unsuspecting Nigerians.
Faleke who issued a disclaimer in a press release made out there to parliamentary correspondents in Abuja on Thursday, disowned the perpetrators of the crime, who’re asking unsuspecting Nigerians to pay the sum of N18, 000 to be able to entry Empowerment fund from the Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu Marketing campaign Organisation.
The lawmaker who doubles as Chairman, Home of Representatives’ Committee on Finance mentioned: “I’ve been innundated with studies from a number of Nigerians in regards to the actions of some unscrupulous components who hacked my official Fb account, to extort unsuspecting Nigerians.
“In accordance with them, these people requested that the intending beneficiaries ought to pay the sum of N18,500 into a delegated account.
“One of many people behind this fraud can also be sending messages to unsuspecting victims utilizing the identify of a sure Dr Lukman Johnny with cellphone quantity 08147136835, and who is alleged to be a workers of the federal ministry of agriculture in Abuja.”
It reads; “Dr Lukman Johnny on 08147136835 inform him i directed you, he’s the director accountable for the empowerment fund in federal ministry of agriculture right here in Abuja, he’ll information you on what to do’.
“I due to this fact want to placed on document that I’m not conscious of any empowerment fund being allotted or distributed to any particular person or group of individuals by Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, or on my own.
“At no given time did I provoke such a scheme and won’t subscribe to any type of doubtful actions of fraudsters.”
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