By Ayomide Oriade
Lagos State governor, Babatunde Fashola has alerted members of public over the cloning of his facebook page by fraudsters to extort money from members of the public.
This was contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr. Hakeem Bello. the governor in the statement said he does not do business on facebook although he has a facebook and twitter accounts, they are used strictly for communicating government policies and programmes when necessary.
“The Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN, does not do business on facebook. He does not operate a facebook account that asks people to make cash donations in any bank account,” Bello said.
according to Bello, the State Government’s attention was drawn to the latest activities of a certain Dr. Bukola David who attempted to defraud a popular artiste by demanding that a certain percentage of money be paid into an account to facilitate the processing of a large sum of money in the SURE-P Empowerment Fund for the artiste.
He hinted that security men are already on the trail of the con- man and would leave no stone unturned to ensure that he and his likes are brought to justice.