Chief Dennis Otuaro, the Ibe-Uyadonwei of Gbaramatu kingdom has identified a fake Facebook account purportedly created to impersonate Mr. Matthew Tonlagha, the Executive Director of Fenog Nigeria Ltd.
In a statement, Chief Dennis Otuaro said the Facebook account was created with the intention of defrauding unsuspecting members of the public who are online.
The statement said Mr. Tonlagha does not own a Facebook account nor maintains any personal or business profile on Facebook bearing his name or using his picture.
Arising from this, Chief Otuaro said: “We hereby denounce the fraudulent, nefarious and unscrupulous impersonation and hereby alert the public that he has never solicited and will never solicit funds as being propagated by these impostors.”
THE STATEMENT READS IN FULL
*DISCLAIMER: IMPERSONATION OF MR. MATTHEW TONLAGHA ON FACEBOOK*
Our attention has been drawn to the existence of certain Facebook Account to be the Executive Director of Fenog Nigeria Limited, Mr. Matthew Tonlagha, created for the purpose of impersonating him with masked intentions of defrauding unsuspecting people online.
We wish to state that Mr. Matthew Tonlagha, neither owns a Facebook Account nor maintains any personal or business profiles on Facebook. He does not operate any account bearing his name or using his picture.
We hereby denounce the fraudulent, nefarious and unscrupulous impersonation and hereby alert the public that he has never solicited for, and will never solicit for funds as being propagated by these impostors.
We are utilising this medium in urging the public to be perpetually conscious of such ‘Facebook Account’ (s), and desist from following the impersonators and similar accounts. We further ask that you contribute in exposing and reporting them till they are arrested.
The General Public is warned that anyone who engages in any business or transactions with the said impostor(s) does so at his/her own risk.
Please be guided accordingly.
Chief Dennis Otuaro
Ibe-uyadonwei of Gbaramatu kingdom