The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has declared that he never authorised any person or organisation to open Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or any other social media accounts nor post any message on his behalf.
The premier Islamic leader made this known in a statement on Friday in Kano via his Chief of Staff, Munir Sanusi.
The Emir stressed that this should put to rest series of calls and enquiries to the office of the Emir on some purported malicious and fake social media accounts in the name of the monarch.
The current development is coming after an earlier advertorial disclaiming a fake Facebook and Twitter accounts created in his name.
The traditional ruler also lamented that the fraudsters have remained unrelenting in their nefarious acts.
“We have officially notified the administrators of the fake Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts requesting that the accounts be closed immediately in addition to detecting the identity of the culprits.
“It is important to reiterate that the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has persistently stood for the unity of the nation regardless of its diversity.
“He always emphasises the need for tolerance and respect for one another.”