CBN disowns fake Emefiele Twitter handles

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By Joseph INOKOTONG
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed that the Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele has no twitter handle account.
The CBN pointed out that the twitter handles bearing the name and photographs of Mr. Emefiele are fake and targeted at misleading unsuspecting members of the public.
A statement issued Tuesday in Abuja by Mr. Isaac Okorafor, Ag. Director, Corporate Communications of the CBN said “The attention of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has been drawn to the existence of several twitter handles purportedly owned by the Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele.
“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.”

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