“Femi Otedola” Promises N50k To 5,000 People On Twitter

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A fake Twitter account allegedly owned by billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, is making promises to Nigerians only.

According to a tweet from the impersonator’s handle @reaIFemiOtedola on Sunday, the first five thousand people to retweet the tweet would get N50,000 each.

The give-away is purportedly a goodwill gesture to mark the Forte Oil Chairman’s 56th birthday and it is said to be endorsed by his friend and Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote.

See tweet: 

In yet another tweet, Otedola’s first daughter, Florence Otedola aka DJ Cuppy, also allegedly promised to give out N50,000 each to the 1,000 people to retweet the tweet below.

Although the Twitter handle looks similar to that of the real Otedola, it is not; the number one difference being that the real Otedola’s profile is verified by Twitter itself, which can be identified by the blue tick beside the name.

Below is a tweet from the real Otedola’s Twitter handle in May:

Be careful not to fall into the hands of fraudsters.

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John is a University of Lagos-trained journalist. His views are always the end products of a deliberate search for information and knowledge. He has read almost every novel written by Chinua Achebe, Jeffrey Archer and Dan Brown. He is an expert Scrabble and draughts player who is also excellent at swimming. If you know the capitals of 45 African countries by heart, then you are exactly like him.

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