The honourable Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has informed Nigerians about an Instagram account which was opened in his name and posts pictures of him and his activities. The account, @sirikahadi, has about 205 followers. This becomes necessary as there have been increase in cloned or copied accounts on social media defrauding unsuspecting victims.
“My attention has been drawn to this fake instagram account purported to be mine, kindly note that it is fake, please. I do not take your followership for granted. Had to delete earlier tweet due typo, apologies. My bad!🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🇳🇬🇳🇬🇳🇬” The Minister tweeted. The link to the fake Hadi Sirika account is https://www.instagram.com/sirikahadi/
Cyber criminals have devised a means to defraud innocent job seekers and the general public. The caveat emptor became necessary to forewarn the public against online scammers.