…as commissioner describes as misleading reports alleging that it has directed all Schools and Markets to close down
Anambra State government has dismissed as false and misleading reports alleging that it has directed all Schools and Markets in the State to be closed on December 15 and 20, 2022.
Commissioner for information, Sir Paul Nwosu, in a statement described the report as handwork of mischief maker, urging the public to disregard it.
He said he did not issued any such release, neither did such fake news emanate from his office nor any other government information unit.
The statement reads, “My attention has been drawn to a fake notice flying around the social media wherein it was alleged that Government has directed that all Schools and Markets in the State be closed on the 15th and 20th of December.
“Let me state clearly that; Both information are very much untrue, false and misleading; That I have not issued any such release.
“That the fake news did not emanate from my office nor any other government information unit. The public is hereby called upon to dismiss the information as fake, false and misleading.
“This is the handwork of mischief maker.”