Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has finally opened a Twitter account. According to her team, the account which will be handled by her team was set up because of the fake accounts posing as Chimamanda on Twitter to extort people.
The statement reads: Over the past few months, we have been made aware of individuals posing as representatives of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie via Twitter and trying to extort people by email under the pretext of negotiating speaking fees for Ms. Adichie.
As a result, an official Twitter account has been set up for Ms. Adichie. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s official Twitter handle is @ChimamandaReal. Any other account claiming to be associated with Ms. Adichie is not legitimate.
The only legitimate email contact information for Ms. Adichie’s representatives is listed on her website: https://www.chimamanda.com/contact/
The only legitimate social media accounts for Ms. Adichie are the following: