BY VICTOR BUORO, ABUJA – The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organization (APCO), has disclaimed an on-going scheme that purports to disburse grants to unsuspecting Nigerians.
APCO in a statement explained that information available to it revealed that the scheme code-named ‘Atiku Grant Disbursement Programme’ (see link bit.ly/2NP4vup) is asking unsuspecting members of the public to contribute a certain amount of money which will be multiplied for them after they have downloaded a particular social media application.
The APCO statement stressed; “The APCO disclaims this scheme and any other in such manner. For the avoidance of doubt, the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organization is not in any way involved with the scheme or any other in such manner and neither did it give a proxy authorization.
Accordingly, the organisation informed members of the public that the official/verified social media handles of His Excellency Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the PDP and former Vice President of Nigeria remains the following:
APCO therefore appealed to members of the public to discountenance communication that did not emanate from any of the social media accounts stated above and to refrain from participating in any online scheme that is aimed at defrauding innocent Nigerians, with the ulterior motive to embarrass the presidential campaign of Atiku Abubakar.