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Scam alert! Nigerian company FoodCo not giving out cash on 40th anniversary

A screenshot shared on Facebook in Nigeria claims FoodCo is giving out N30,000 in cash to celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary. 

FoodCo Plc has a hand in retail, fast food restaurants, entertainment and manufacturing across southwestern Nigeria.

The screenshot appears to be of a competition posted on another website and reads: “FoodCo 40th Anniversary! Through the questionnaire, you will have a chance to get N30,000.” It then asks “Do you know FoodCo” above green “yes” and “no” buttons. 

But is this a genuine competition run by the company?

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‘This is a scam’

FoodCo debunked the social media posts in a statement published on their website, Instagram and Facebook page in September 2021. 

It said: “Our attention has been drawn to a website purportedly offering cash rewards for our 40th anniversary promo. Please note that this is a scam.”

Ignore any posts claiming to offer cash giveaways for FoodCo.

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