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Fake Twitter Account To Discredit Buhari Surfaces. by Gbawe2: 9:55am On Dec 30, 2014
SaTANists and TANdroids are so shamelessly desperate. Their messiah never felt the need or urgency to lead Nigerian well over 5 long years. Now the desperadoes are left with no choice but to use lies, deceit,forgery and ethno-religious scaremongering to demonize GMB as a leader the electorate should reject. Pathetic waste of time. Nigerians want change and will get change from 5 years of gross misrule, unacceptable insecurity, 419 power "privatisation" and brazen corruption stealing.


http://saharareporters.com/2014/12/29/fake-twitter-account-discredit-buhari-surfaces-sunday-trust

Fake Twitter Account To Discredit Buhari Surfaces | Sunday Trust


A fake twitter account by a certain Ima Sadiq, tweeting @imamsadiq123 has surfaced to discredit the Presidential candidacy of General Muhammadu Buhari of the opposition All Progressive Congress.

The account which was started on Friday and has some 51 followers is posing as a Buhari supporting Islamic cleric, suggesting that Buhari’s singular mission in Aso Rock is to entrench the Shariah law. Already vigilant social media users have rubbished the twitter account as an attempt to discredit Buhari’s candidacy by echoing the propaganda that have been used over the years to portray Buhari as a religious fanatic.

Tolu Ogunlesi, journalist and social commentator, who has been blowing the whistle on the account told Sunday Trust that “it is obviously a fake account. Clearly is someone who is being mischievous, someone who wants to pose as a Buhari supporter to exploit religious tensions.”

The profile picture of the twitter handle was initially that of the US first openly gay imam, Daayiee Abdullah, and when this was pointed out, the operator of the handle changed it to that of Washington DC Masjid imam, Abdul Alim Musa.

The twitter handle has attracted pro-Jonathan supporters, including the PDP Youth Frontier (@PDPYF) which have engaged the purported imam to further explain his tweets.

This was one of the exchanges on the twitter account: PDP Youth Frontier @PDPYF: @imamsadiq123 You mean you don’t believe that Nigeria is a secular state? Are you supporting Buhari bks he Believes in Shaaria law?

Writer and publisher, Eghosa Imasuen says the kind of social media users that have engaged the handle are “the same robots that are paid N100,000 monthly.” “It would be tragic if it wasn’t so transparent,” he said. Popular blogger and tweeter, Japhet Omojuwa also speaking to Sunday Trust said there is an antecedence of something like this.

“The Modus Operandi looks like something we have seen before with the Wendell Simlin scandal. The idea is to make it look like a Buhari supporter and enforce all the things that have been said about him in the past. “I have asked for it [the account] to be reported to Twitter. It is a good thing that it is being ratted out so that the impact can be checked,” he said.

Earlier in the year, Presidential aide, Reno Omokri, sent out documents in the name of a certain Wendell Simlin trying to associate former Central Bank Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi of being behind Boko Haram.

The president’s senior adviser on social media however forgot to remove his digital signature on the documents and was widely condemned for his action and attempt at spreading false information on a perceived opponent of the Jonathan government.

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Re: Fake Twitter Account To Discredit Buhari Surfaces. by omenka(m): 10:05am On Dec 30, 2014
So happy Nigerians are getting it right this time!! The Wandell "Reno Omokri" Simlin incident was a real eye opener. No longer shall we be taken for a ride. Facebook too hosts quite a number of such accounts, but I'm glad people can see through the deceit and make wise judgements.

Thumbs up to Nigerians for their vigilance and steadfastness.

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Re: Fake Twitter Account To Discredit Buhari Surfaces. by SweetJoystick(m): 10:06am On Dec 30, 2014
I saw this coming, new profiles on social media platforms will spring up to discredit GMB
Re: Fake Twitter Account To Discredit Buhari Surfaces. by Gbawe2: 10:07am On Dec 30, 2014
omenka:
So happy Nigerians are getting it right this time!! The Wendel "Reno Omokri" Salim incident was a real eye opener. No longer shall we be taken for a ride. Facebook too hosts quite a number of such accounts, but I'm glad people can see through the deceit and make wise judgements.

Thumbs up to Nigerians for their vigilance and steadfastness.

Nigerians, at all levels,are really fighting for change.

Tolu Ogunlesi, journalist and social commentator, who has been blowing the whistle on the account told Sunday Trust that “it is obviously a fake account. Clearly is someone who is being mischievous, someone who wants to pose as a Buhari supporter to exploit religious tensions.”

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Re: Fake Twitter Account To Discredit Buhari Surfaces. by omenka(m): 10:17am On Dec 30, 2014
Gbawe2:


Nigerians, at all levels,are really fighting for change.

Just went to check his tweets out. Disgusting freakazoid. No one needs a soothsayer to tell them whoever it is running that account is under the payroll of the. Abuja goombahs.

I wonder why twitter hasn't taken down the account.

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Re: Fake Twitter Account To Discredit Buhari Surfaces. by SupremeTeam: 10:22am On Dec 30, 2014
Any how you want to dress it a pig remains a pig.

You Janjawiid fools will never stop amazing me with your cheap lies and propaganda.

Anyhow, the average Nigerian (Southwest and arewastanis) are gullible ignoramus.

Continue your lies.

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Re: Fake Twitter Account To Discredit Buhari Surfaces. by Gbawe2: 10:28am On Dec 30, 2014
omenka:
Just went to check his tweets out. Disgusting freakazoid. No one needs a soothsayer to tell them whoever it is running that account is under the payroll of the. Abuja goombahs.

I wonder why twitter hasn't taken down the account.


Bro, remember we have been down this road many times in the past years? GEJ's Government is not viewed as the most divisive and dishonest in the history of Nigeria for no reason. Our President and all his handlers thrive on dividing Nigerians along ethnic and religious lines so that team GEJ profits from the mess ensuing. Worked for a while, to leave Nigeria horribly divided, but Nigerians are now wise to the tactics of Omokri et al and this is why many are rising up to burst the propaganda immediately it launched by the desperate minions of our discredited President. Would 99.9% of Presidents on earth not have sacked Omokri for his unacceptably shameful actions , revealed below, which brought disrepute on the Presidency? It is development like that exposed below which has shown Nigerians that GEJ fully approves of all the divisive and polarising antics of his foot soldiers.


Earlier in the year, Presidential aide, Reno Omokri, sent out documents in the name of a certain Wendell Simlin trying to associate former Central Bank Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi of being behind Boko Haram.

The president’s senior adviser on social media however forgot to remove his digital signature on the documents and was widely condemned for his action and attempt at spreading false information on a perceived opponent of the Jonathan government.

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