Earlier today,there was a fallacy circulating on social media that the richest man in Africa, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has started the “2021 Dangote Empowerment” purporting to be sanctioned by the Aliko Dangote Foundation.
However, the management of Dangote Group of Companies has debunked the news.
An official press statement which was exclusively made available to www.naijasocietynews.com read thus: “*SCAM ALERT! “2021 Dangote Empowerment”*
Our attention has been drawn to a fraudulent scheme circulating on WhatsApp and social media titled *2021 Dangote Empowerment* purporting to be sanctioned by the Aliko Dangote Foundation.
Please note that this initiative is a scam aimed at defrauding unsuspecting people and we strongly advise that you disregard such communications.
While we work towards shutting down the activities and accounts of these scammers, please be advised to contact the law enforcement agency in case you have made contact with these scammers.