With the development, the self-acclaimed ‘Kokomaster’ becomes the first Nigerian celebrity and the second Nigerian to have his account with the platform confirmed. Before now, President Goodluck Jonathan was the only Nigerian verified on Facebook.
His account with Facebook now carries a ‘blue tick’ sign to show the authentic account of the singer and distinguish it from parody accounts of D’Banj.
Some well-known public figures and Pages with large followings are verified by Facebook as having an authentic identity. These profiles and Pages may include celebrities, journalists, government officials, popular brands and businesses.
Facebook verifies profiles or Pages to help users be sure that they are who they claim to be.
So far, no Ghanaian celebrity has been verified on the social media network.