The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has informed Nigerians about a false Davido’s airtime and data give away advert on social media.
The regulator said that a syndicated group is on the prowl to swindle unsuspecting members of the public, particularly millions of Nigerian telecom consumers, by capitalising on the generosity of Davido.
This disclosure is contained in a statement issued by NCC’s Director of Public Affairs, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde, on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. The Nigerian-American music star, songwriter and producer recently announced he would donate N250 million to various orphanage homes across Nigeria.
Adinde in the statement said that the group of scammers who are exploiting Davido’s benevolence, rolled out an advertorial titled “Davido Airtime and Data Giveaway”, which went viral, claiming that Davido is “giving out free 5K Airtime and 10GB Internet data of All Networks” to celebrate his birthday.
The statement partly reads, ‘’In the advertorial, the general public is urged to hurry and get the gift by clicking on the links that supposedly redirect them to network sites, where they will be credited with airtime and data. This is a scam.
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