Minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola has warned the public to stay away from a fake Facebook account opened in his name.
According to Fashola, the Facebook count he runs is verified as Babatunde Fashola.
A later in the list of fake accounts opened in his name shows one with the name Fashola Raji Fashola. The account made a post in which it states that the Federal Government is giving it N700,000 to youths and others so as to enable them pay school fees and set up businesses.
The publication wrote in poor English:
“All the Nigeria Citozings of All the and Local Government in Nigeria Are Beneficiary of the Federal Government Money Enpwoerment to Empower the Youth to Pay There School. Adult to do Business Etc . Contact Number 08035339533).
“ Good News … To All Nigeria Youth and Adult … Federal Government is Giving Out N700, 000 Free Cash Transfer To All To Empower the Youth Further Their Educations , Open Good Business and Learn Good Works. Call Mr . Adebayo Kola , the Federal Government Cashier on 09035339533. All the Nigerian Citizens of All the States and Local Governments …”