Sanusi impersonators shut down in fight against Nigerian scams

The real Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

The Central Bank of Nigeria has moved to shut down more than 100 social networking accounts which impersonate the governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, in its continued fight against scams that seek to defraud members of the public.

In a statement released today, the central bank firmly states that Sanusi has neither a Facebook nor Twitter account, and warns that any account allegedly belonging to the governor is a fake.

In the past six months, there have been deliberate efforts to "tarnish and malign

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