I have no social media account- IBB ….says Twitter handles bearing his name and photographs are fake
Former military president, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (retired), has said that twitter handles bearing his names and photographs were fake.
Babangida, in a statement signed by his media aide, Zubairu Abdulrauf, said that he has no social media account, and advised members of the public to ignore claims to that effect.
According to the statement made available to journalists, the social media accounts were targeted at misleading unsuspecting members of the public.
The statement read, “The attention of the Media office to General Babangida GCFR, has been drawn to the existence of several twitter handles purportedly owned by the Former Military President We wish to inform members of the public, particularly members of the social media community that General Babangida currently has no twitter handle. Also, we wish to state categorically therefore, that the twitter handles bearing the name and photographs of General Babangida 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”.