The Nigerian Airforce has alerted the public of the activities of fraudsters who faked the official Facebook accounts of the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar and that of the Director, NAF Public Relations, AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya.
It said the purpose of the fraudster is to defraud unsuspecting members of the public.
A statement in this regard signed by Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya said, “The attention of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has been drawn to the activities of fraudsters who have created fake official Facebook accounts purportedly belonging to the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, and the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information (DOPRI), Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya.
“The aim of these unscrupulous elements is to deceive and defraud unsuspecting members of the public with false information claiming such to come from the Nigerian Air Force (NAF).
“It must be stated that neither the CAS nor the NAF Spokesman has any official Facebook account or pages bearing their pictures in uniform or indicating their ranks.
“Members of the public are therefore advised to disregard any request for friendship or information arising from any Facebook account or page, with the CAS or NAF Spokesman in uniform or indicating their ranks.
“Public inquiries about the NAF should be addressed to [email protected]
“Besides, members of the public are free to walk into any NAF Public Relations Office at any time for inquiries.”