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NAFDAC Warns Against Social Media Imposters

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The Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Professor Mojisola Adeyeye, has warned against using her social media accounts – Facebook and LinkedIn – to ask for money in exchange for employment and other favours.

mojisola Adeyeye

Adeyeye made this known at a press conference held in Abuja on Tuesday.

The NAFDAC boss said the agency will never request gratification to carry out its mandate.

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“This is a security breach. NAFDAC and the DG will never request gratification to carry out its mandate.

“As a result of this, the social media account of the DG will no longer be in use until further notice.

“Members of the public are hereby advised to exercise due caution and report such activity to the EFCC (+2348093322644) or the Department of State Services (+2349153391309) in Nigeria. For international, call UK Interpol (+447971153192) or US Federal Bureau of Investigation (+18002255324).”

Social media is notorious for peddling fake news, create bot accounts, and impersonating both private and public personalities.

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Hackers are also very notorious in this aspect. Celebrities, political figures, sport icons, and others have also fallen victim to this social media hacks and impersonation.

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