Nigeria’s Foreign Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama Disowns Facebook, Instagram Accounts

By Felix Ifijeh

Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has disowned some Facebook and an Instagram accounts being operated in his name.

Onyeama’s Special Assistant on Media, Ms Sarah Sanda, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

She explained that “the minister only operates a verified twitter account @GeoffreyOnyeama.”

The statement reads: “the attention of the minister had been drawn to a series of Facebook and Instagram accounts opened in his name by some criminal minded members of society.

” The criminals are using the accounts to defraud unsuspecting members of the Nigerian society and Diplomatic Community by soliciting for funds.

“The general public is therefore, advised to note that Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, does not have or operate a Facebook or Instagram account.

“The only social media account he has and operates is his verified Twitter handle @GeoffreyOnyeama.

“Kindly do not accept any friend requests from these accounts and be advised that the matter has been reported to the appropriate authorities and is currently under investigation,” she stated.

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