Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose on Sunday raised alarm over activities of swindlers, who have been operating a fake Facebook account in his name.
Fayose, in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Mr. Lere Olayinka said the fraudsters are using the fake social media account to fleece innocent people.
The statement reads; “It has come to our notice that some Facebook accounts have been opened by some fraudulent elements in the name of the Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose.
“The accounts are being used to dupe unsuspecting members of the public.
“Last week, we alerted the public on a certain Dr A.U Richard with Phone number: 08162404959, who is among the operators of the fake Facebook Accounts.
“As of today, the fraudsters are yet to desist from their nefarious activities, and we wish to warn members of the public not to relate with anyone, claiming to be Governor Ayodele Fayose on Facebook.”