13 February 2013

Gambia: Dr Mbowe Impersonated On Facebook

The proprietor of the Mbowen Clinic in Kanifing, Dr Tamsir Mbowe, has brought to the attention of the general public through this medium that an unknown subscriber has opened a fake account on his behalf on the popular social media, Facebook, using his photo and that of his clinic.

Mbowe, who is also the director general of the President's Alternative Treatment Programme (PATP), said this unknown individual has been using this account with the name Mbowen.Mbowen.

He wants to inform the general public, both here and abroad, that he has never opened a Facebook account nor has he ever asked anyone to do so in his name. He told the Daily Observer that he has since reported the account to Facebook and that he is awaiting action.

"All those who are friends with Mbowen Mbowen or any other account with his name or photo are hereby being notified that the person they are communicating with is not Dr. Mbowe. He can be contacted through his mobile number; 9914535," concluded his statement.

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