The Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji has no Social media accounts either on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
This was made known in a press release by the Speaker’s Chief Press Secretary, Jude Ndukwe, on Sunday following a number of social media accounts opened and operated in the name of the Speaker.
The release advised members of the public not to follow or interact with any of such social media accounts to avoid being scammed and warned those behind the accounts to pull them down forthwith.
The full statement reads:
Let it be stated for the umpteenth time that the Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji MNSE is neither on Facebook, nor on Twitter nor on Instagram, but we have a plethora of fake social media accounts opened and operated in his name by fraudsters and mischievous fellows.
While efforts are on to track and prosecute those behind these criminal acts of impersonation, the public is strongly advised to stop following or interacting with such accounts as they might have been opened for ignoble reasons to mislead and possibly defraud unsuspecting citizens.
Those who have opened and or are operating such social media accounts including Pages and Groups in the name of Mr Speaker whether in his capacity as an individual and or in his capacity as Mr Speaker, are advised to pull down such accounts/pages/groups forthwith..
Anyone who does any kind of dealings with such accounts in the name of having dealings with Mr Speaker does so at his/her own risk.