Presidency's SDG office raises alarm over activities of fraudsters

Presidency's SDG office raises alarm over activities of fraudsters

- The senior special assistant to the President Muhammadu Buhari on OSSAP-SDGs is warning Nigerians to beware of fraudsters impersonating of its head

- The office says the fraudsters use social media and other means to make money from their victims

- The alleged criminals entice their victims with claims of job recruitment and training

The office of the senior special assistant to the President Muhammadu Buhari on Sustainable Development Goals, (OSSAP-SDGs), Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, has raised an alarm over the activities of fraudsters who now impersonate the former deputy governor of Lagos state.

The office said the fraudsters have been obtaining money from their victims with claims of helping them to secure jobs and training.

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In a statement obtained by NAIJ.com, the office warned members of the public to be mindful of those they relate with in the name of Orelope-Adefulire.

“Some unscrupulous persons are using the name of the office and that of the senior special assistant to the president on Sustainable Development Goals (SSAP-SDGs) Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, to extort money from unsuspecting public via fake Facebook accounts and other means for the purpose of job recruitments, training programmes and so on.

“For the record, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire currently does not operate a Facebook account and has never operated any in the past.

“The office hereby wishes to state also that the collaboration of OSSAP-SDGs with any group or organisations does not require the public to pay money in any form whatsoever.

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“The public is hereby advised NOT to make any payment to any person or group of persons, or to any account of any person purporting to be in collaboration with office of the senior special assistant to the president on Sustainable Development Goals (SSAP-SDGs ) or Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire,” the statement said.

NAIJ.com earlier reported how the Lagos state Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) Panti, Yaba, arraigned one Salami Oluwatobi Peter for impersonating the Oba of Lagos to perpetuate a N15 million fraud.

According to reports, Salami and others now at large were accused of conniving together to obtain the said sum from one Moriselade Ajoke, via fraudulent means.

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Source: Naij.com

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