Businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim, yesterday warned members of the public to beware of certain characters who parade themselves in his name on the social media platform, particularly on twitter.
He said he does not currently operate any social media account and therefore, cautioned the public against the alleged impersonation with the intent to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians.
He said: “For the records, I do not run any social media account at the moment. This account in question were neither opened by me nor did I authorise anyone or group of persons to do so.”
Ibrahim, in a statement made available to THISDAY, described the actions of those behind the false social media accounts as criminal.
He said: “This is impersonation and criminal in law. The law enforcement agencies will be asked to investigate this criminal act, apprehend the perpetrators and possibly prosecute.”
In the notice to the public, the businesses mogul added: “It has been brought to my knowledge that some certain characters parades themselves in my name on social media (Twitter) as Barr. Jimoh Ibrahim @JimohIbrahimOFR…This is to notify the general public.”