The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)’s Group Managing Director, Malam Mele Kyari has disowned all Facebook accounts created in his name.
In a tweet on Monday, May 3, 2021, Mele Kyari urged the public not to fall for fraudsters, adding that he had operated no Facebook account since 2015.
He stated “Still valid position, Beware of Fraudsters posing Mele Kyari on Facebook. I dont have any facebook account.
Recall September 03, 2020 when he notified the public on Fraudsters and online scammers posing his name on facebook, this time the perpetrators are using his name to call the unsuspecting general public offering “AGRICULTURAL LOAN OPPORTUNITIES”.
“Beware of anyone posing as Mele Kyari on Facebook. A simple google search reveals over 25 Facebook account bearing Mele Kyari,” said Kyari.
“I do not have an active Facebook account since 2015 and communicate with the public only on this verified twitter account. Beware of fraudsters.”
He was before his appointment the Group General Manager of NNPC’s crude oil marketing division and the Nigerian representative at the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).