As Characteristic of the APC led Federal Government, The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has denied having a twitter account after the said twitter account tweeted ” “recession is just a word”. The unsavory tweet drew the anger of Nigerians who are currently battling with different stages of economic hardship.
Mr. Festus Akanbi, the minister’s Special Adviser on Media, said in the statement issued on Thursday, that Adeosun’s attention had been drawn to a fake Twitter handle in her name saying that “recession is just a word.”
But on 11th November 2015, the said account tweeted the below
Official twitter account of Kemi Adeosun #MinisterialInauguration
— Kemi Adeosun (@Mrskemiadeosun) November 11, 2015
“For the avoidance of doubt, the minister does not own a twitter account.
“The twitter handle currently trending and any other twitter handle presently in existence, is not, and cannot be that of the minister. A twitter account has not yet been set up for her.
“It is obviously fake and does not represent the views and opinions of the minister,’’ Akanbi said.
Prominent Nigerians on twitter have taken to the microblogging portal to refute the lies of the Finance minister … see below
Disambiguation ????? pic.twitter.com/xuR4HTnOct
— Aunty Abigail (@Anabagail) September 2, 2016
Deal with the aide that tweeted that rubbish and stop the embarrasing damage control abeg.. Which one is Parody? You people moved from hack?
— Khaleesi!!! (@AbangMercy) September 1, 2016
The only thing worse than a liar, is an unintelligent liar.#ParodyAddount my foot.
— Onye Nkuzi (@cchukudebelu) September 1, 2016
— Nnayelugo (@Eloka51) September 2, 2016