Police: Ogunsakin distances self from fake Facebook account
The Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 6, Calabar of the Nigeria Police, Tunde Ogunsakin, Sunday distanced himself from a fake Facebook account opened with his name, thus creating an erroneous impression for the public.
The statement which was made available to news men read: 'We wish to draw the attention of the general public to a dubious Facebook account with the name CP Tunde Ogunsakin created on Friday, June 5, 2015 .
'The said account has a profile picture of AIG Tunde Ogunsakin donning a Commissioner of Police rank and has Port Harcourt listed as a place of residence. The account also bears Ikere, Ekiti State as hometown of the owner of the account.
'We hereby deny any affiliation between AIG Tunde Ogunsakin and the fraudulent Facebook account and we urge the general public to stay away from having anything to do with the said account.
'We are stating unequivocally that the account is a product of fraudsters. For the records, we wish to state that AIG Ogunsakin is presently the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 6, Calabar of the Nigeria Police and does not have and has never had a personal Facebook account in an official capacity.
'We hereby warn and advise well-meaning Facebook users to be wary of cyber criminals and hackers.
'For any inquiry, we have our dedicated information links which are: Phone number 08173172215, 08173172216
Facebook page: The Nigeria Police Zone 6.' – Thisday.