Former Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Mrs Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has alerted of a fake news item with her photo and fake voice recording of her making political utterances, being circulated on social media.
Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Okonjo-Iweala in a statement, yesterday, said: “It has been brought to my attention that a number of fake news items with my photo and fake voice recordings of me making political utterances are circulating on social media. “I want the public to beware of such fake news items.
They are being put out by politically motivated people with malicious intent. It is the 2019 political season and such people are desperate to destroy and distract for power. “I want to state categorically, as I have always done, that I will not be distracted from the focused international assignments I am engaged in.”