By Victor Akinkuolie, Ado-Ekiti
Ekiti State Government has described as untrue online advertisement claiming that the Federal Government has begun cash transfer of the N5 billion palliative to residents of the State.
According to a statement on Thursday in Ado-Ekiti by the Commissioner for Information in the State, Taiwo Olatunbosun, “It has come to the notice of the Government of Ekiti State that some fraudsters masquerading as agents of the State have placed advertisements in some online platforms asking unsuspecting members of the public to apply for the N5 billion Federal Government palliative funds.
“The Ekiti State Government hereby unequivocally disowns all online and any other form of advertisements requesting for applications to benefit from the palliative funds.
“The good people of the State are therefore advised to ignore all unauthorized advertisements purportedly placed on behalf of the State Government.
“The Government has it’s official channels of communicating its decisions to the Public. Members of the public are also urged to contact the Office of the State Commissioner for information for clarifications and enquiries, he said.