The attention of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has raised the alarm on the what it described as the existence of several twitter handles purportedly owned by the Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele.
The CBN raised the alarm in a Press Statement it issued to that effect signed by its Acting Director, Corporate Communications.
It said the CBN governor has no twitter handle, stressing that any twitter handle created in his name are fake and targeted at misleading unsuspecting Nigerians.
The statement read. “We wish to inform members of the public, particularly members of the social media community that Mr. Emefiele currently has no twitter handle. We wish to state categorically therefore, that the twitter handles bearing the name and photographs of Mr. Emefiele are fake and targeted at misleading unsuspecting members of the public.
“Accordingly, we wish to advise all members of the social media community and the general public to be wary of the fake accounts and discountenance whatever message conveyed therein”